Distinguished Family Scholar Series
The mission of the series is to invite nationally recognized guest speakers to campus who have made major contributions to the field of family science and human development. Speakers will give a colloquium talk and will be provided with a opportunities to interact with faculty, graduate students, and community collaborators.
April 22, 2011
"Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents & Their Young Children"
Noon-1:00 p.m., Classroom 007, Christopher Hall
Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa, PhD
Professor of Education, Harvard University
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is a developmental and community psychologist who conducts research on the development of young children in immigrant families and the effects of public policies and early childhood intervention on children's development. His currently funded work examines how public policies, parental employment, and transnational contexts influence very young children's development in Chinese, Mexican, Dominican, and African American families. To read more click here.
Faculty and graduate students affiliated with the Family Resiliency Center and the Department of Human and Community Development will be able to use the interactions with visiting Distinguished Scholars to inform their research and outreach.
Click here for photos from Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa's talk