Hirokazu Yoshikawa


Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Ph.D., is the Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at New York University Steinhardt, and the Co-Director of the Institute on Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS). Yoshikawa is a member of the Leadership Council of the U.N. Sustainable Development Network (the research advisory group under the auspices of the U.S. Secretary-General providing input on the post-2015 global development goals), and co-chair of its group on early childhood development and education. His recent books include Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs with Marybeth Shinn (2009, Oxford University Press) and Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children (2011, Russell Sage).