Hirokazu Yoshikawa, the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt, has been named the 2018 James S. Coleman Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS). He is among five scholars inducted into the Academy in 2018.
Established in 1889, AAPSS advances science and public policy by bringing research to bear on critical social problems. Fellows include sociologists, political scientists, psychologists and economists, as well as scholars and practitioners in communications, education, government, and public policy.
Yoshikawa, a community and developmental psychologist, is a University Professor at NYU and co-director of the Global TIES for Children center at NYU. He is currently leading research on refugee children development through a $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The project is a partnership between NYU’s Global Ties for Children, the Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee.