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Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa

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Assistant Professor of Psychology

530 First Avenue Suite 10S
New York , New York 10016
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1972 by a grant from the partners of Salomon Brothers, the Salomon Center, one of eight NYU Stern research centers, seeks to focus high quality research...   more

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  • masters , music
    Juilliard School
  • Ph.D. , clinical psychology
    New York University
  • masters degree , psychology
    New York University
  • Ph.D.
    Harvard University
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Hirokazu Yoshikawa is ..., 14 Mar 2015 [cached]
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is Assistant Professor of Psychology at New York University. He has taught workshops on HIV prevention for Asian/Pacific Islander populations for the Asian/Pacific Islander American Health Forum, and for the South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association. His most recent publications include
Free To Grow - Directories, 19 Dec 2006 [cached]
Hirokazu YoshikawaPanel Member
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at New York University, in community psychology.His research has included work on long-term effects of early childhood programs, improvement of mental health and prevention services in early childhood programs and the development of competence in urban adolescents in poverty.Currently, in collaboration with the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, he is exploring effects of welfare reform and anti-poverty policies on parents' employment experiences and child development.In addition, he is carrying out research on culturally anchored approaches to community-wide HIV prevention among Asian / Pacific Islander populations in New York City.Dr. Yoshikawa has served as consultant to the Administration on Children Youth and Families, the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Head Start Association, where he concentrated on efforts to improve the mental health, preventive and research capacities of Head Start.He most recently served on the Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation, which was appointed to develop a research design for the Congressionally-mandated, national impact evaluation of Head Start.
FCD Board | Foundation for Child Development, 2 Oct 2014 [cached]
Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Secretary Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education
Mid-Columbia Children's Council - Prominent Researchers Support Head Start Funding, 16 July 2014 [cached]
Hiro Yoshikawa, Ph.D. Professor of Education Harvard University
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is ..., 26 Jan 2014 [cached]
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is a developmental and community psychologist who conducts research on the development of children in the U.S., China, and Chile. He focuses on the effects of public policies, particularly those related to parental employment, poverty and early childhood care and education, on children of diverse ethnic and immigrant backgrounds. He is currently working on a cluster-randomized experimental evaluation of Un Buen Comienzo, an initiative in Chile to strengthen preschool children's language, literacy, and health through a two-year teacher professional development program. He is also a PI of the Center for Research on Culture, Development and Education. He received the Boyd McCandless Award for early career contributions to developmental psychology, from Division 7 of the American Psychological Association (APA), and received three other early career awards from divisions of the APA. He serves on the Board on Children, Youth and Families of the National Academy of Sciences, the Scholars Selection Committee of the William T. Grant Foundation, and the Board of Zero to Three. He regularly consults to NGO's and foundations, such as the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and UNICEF, regarding early childhood development and programs. He has edited two recent volumes, Making it Work: Low-Wage Employment, Family Life, and Child Development (Russell Sage, 2006, with Thomas S. Weisner and Edward Lowe) and Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs (Oxford, 2008, with Marybeth Shinn), which received an award for best edited volume from the Society for Research in Adolescence. He also co-edited a recent issue of New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, entitled "Beyond the Family; Social Contexts of Immigrant Children's Development" (2008, with Niobe Way).
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