Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education in the Department of Applied Psychology, has been elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Yoshikawa is a community and developmental psychologist who studies the effects of public policies and programs related to immigration, early childhood, poverty reduction, and sexuality on children’s development.
Alexander Galloway, professor of media, culture, and communication, has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship. The Guggenheim Foundation awards fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or creative ability in the arts.
Ambar Gomez and Katherine Lizardo, classmates in Steinhardt’s Counseling@NYU program, travelled to Ghana in March for Global Perspectives in Higher Education, an immersive education program which offers students an in-depth case study of the country’s higher education system.
Kate Sekules is a degree candidate in the MA in Costume Studies program. Her research interests are vernacular clothing, the dress of the poor, and uncovering the untold history of mending. She is currently writing a book about visible mending and the future of fashion, to be published by Penguin in fall 2020. We spoke to her […]
Okhee Lee, professor of childhood education, has been awarded the inaugural Korean-American Educational Researchers Association (KAERA) Distinguished Researcher Award. The award recognizes a scholar whose professional contributions have had a widespread positive impact on educational research. Lee’s award recognizes her unique contribution in addressing science education for English language learners. She has published articles, book chapters, […]
Icelandic folk magic and magical texts—so-called low and high magic—combine as sources and inspiration for A Book of Staves by Jesse Bransford, chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions. The book represents a series of pencil and watercolor drawings that describe the natural world as the artist experienced it in his travels in the […]
Chandler Patton Miranda is a doctoral candidate in NYU Steinhardt’s educational leadership program. She currently teaches Schooling in Diverse Communities to pre-service teachers at Queens College, City University of New York. Previously, she taught high school science on the southern United States border and in Colombia. Chandler uses ethnographic methods to study school culture, community engagement, and […]
At NYU Steinhardt, programs in art, music, and drama therapy teach students how to integrate psychotherapy and the arts into their practices and engage the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment. Here are the voices of three therapists in our community. How Does Drama Therapy Heal? Nisha Sajnani, Director of Steinhardt’s Drama […]
Will Roland (BMUS ’11) is a Brooklyn-based actor who has appeared on Billions, Red Oaks, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the film, One Penny. On Broadway, Will originated the role of Jared Kleinman in Dear Evan Hansen, for which he won a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for favorite funny performance and a Grammy Award for Best […]
A new study titled, “A large-scale analysis of racial disparities in police stops across the United States,” found that in a dataset of nearly 100 million traffic stops across the United States, black drivers were about 20 percent more likely to be stopped than white drivers relative to their share of the residential population. The study, […]