PhD, East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California, 2017
MA, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
BA, East Asian Studies, Smith College, 2006

Academic Appointments
2018-present: Clinical Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, University at Buffalo
2017-2018: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

Select Honors and Awards
2016-2017: Carroll Scholarship
2014-2016: Andrew W Mellon Digital Humanities Fellowship
2012-2013: Nippon Foundation Fellowship
2010-2012: FLAS Fellowship
2005: Freeman Fellowship

I have published in Film Criticism and the Journal of Popular Culture.  I also contributed a post on Mika Ninagawa’s Sakuran to the Directed by Women initiative. I have presented at conferences including the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual conference, the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference, an Association of Asian Studies regional conference, Mechademia, the Comics Arts Conference at San Diego Comic-Con, and the Anime and Manga Studies Symposium at Anime Expo. I have curated or participated in the creation of exhibits exploring manga, Japanese Alice in Wonderland adaptations, a fictional world called Rilao, and the light animation of Japanese artists Tochka.