CV

Academic Positions

2012-Present        Tenured Associate Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, University of Tokyo

2008-Present        Associate Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo

2007-2008            Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo

2003-2007            Assistant Professor, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo

2002-2003            Assistant Professor, Department of History, The University of Florida

2001-2002            Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, Michigan State University

Education

2002                    Ph.D. in History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1996                    M.A. in History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1992                    A.B. in Asian Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Other Professional Activity

2020-Present     Editor and Web Designer, Japanese Media and Popular Culture, https://jmpc-utokyo.com.

2014-Present      Advisory Board Member, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture

2014                     “The World Hobbit Project” (with Martin Barker, Matt Hills, and Ernest Mathijs).
                                       An international audience study of the Hobbit film trilogy with over 145 researchers in 46 countries.
                                       Prepared and administered Japanese-language online survey.

2008-Present     Editorial Board Member, Social Science Japan Journal (Oxford UP)

2003-2008         Managing Editor, Social Science Japan Journal (Oxford UP)

 

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