Hirokazu Yoshikawa, PhD
Dr. Yoshikawa's current research addresses the question: How do different approaches to welfare and anti-poverty policy affect child and adolescent development, and the diversity of families in poverty in the United States? This work integrates theories and approaches of developmental science with those of public policy analysis.
- Walter H. Gale Professor of Education and academic dean at Harvard Graduate School of Education
- BA, 1987, Yale University, English Literature
- MM, 1989, The Juilliard School, Music
- PhD, 1998, New York University, Psychology
- Shinn, M., & Yoshikawa, H. (in press). (Eds.). The power of social settings: Transforming schools and community organizations to enhance youth development. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Hsueh, J., & Yoshikawa, H. (2007). Working nonstandard schedules and variable shifts in low-income families: Associations with parental psychological well-being, family functioning, and child well-being. Developmental Psychology, 43, 620-632.
- Wilson, P. A., & Yoshikawa, H. (2007). Improving access to health care among African-American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations. In I. H. Meyer & M. E. Northridge (Eds.), The health of sexual minorities: Public health perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations (pp. 607-637). New York: Springer.
- Yoshikawa, H. (2006). Placing community psychology in the context of the social, health and educational sciences: Directions for interdisciplinary research and action. American Journal of Community Psychology, 38(1-2), 31-34.
- Yoshikawa, H., Morris, P., & Gennetian, L. (2006). Effects of welfare and employment policies on middle-childhood school performance: Do they vary by race/ethnicity and, if so, why? In A. Huston & M. Ripke, M.(Eds.), Developmental contexts in middle childhood: Bridges to adolescence and adulthood (pp. 370-384). New York: Cambridge University Press.
- Choosing Non-mainstream Research Topics
- Combining Ethnography with Survey Development
- Learn to Say No
- Recruiting Sexual Minority Populations
- Retaining Families in Ethnographic Research
- Taking an Outsider Stance