Mark (Akira) Nagasawa, Ph.D., M.S.W.

NCCP Senior Research Affiliate


Mark Nagasawa directs Bank Street College of Education’s Straus Center for Young Children and Families. His research interests include centering equity and the voices of teachers and parents in measuring quality in early care and education. Mark and his team have several projects that are investigating ECE teacher practices, teacher well-being, and program inclusion of linguistically diverse children and children with special needs.