Hirokazu Yoshikawa Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at the Steinhardt School of New York University, and a University Professor at NYU
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at the Steinhardt School of New York University, and a University Professor at NYU. He is a community and developmental psychologist who studies the effects of public policies and programs related to immigration, early childhood development, and poverty reduction, on child and youth development. He conducts research in the United States and in low- and middle-income countries. He co-directs, with Larry Aber, the Global TIES for Children (Transforming Intervention Effectiveness and Scale) Center at New York University, a center devoted to research on programs and policies for children in low-income and conflict-affected countries. He also currently serves as the Chair of the Thematic Network on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the research and technical group advising the Secretary-General on the development and implementation of the 2015-2030 Sustainable Development Goals. He serves on the boards of the Early Childhood Program of the Open Society Foundations, and on the advisory board for the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report.