Research Fields: early modern (Edo, 17-19th Century) Japanese material culture on supernatural and otherworldly spectacles and its intersection with Buddhist Studies, Gender & Sexuality, and Media Theory. Current research project focuses on the representation of kijo, female demons, criminals, vengeful ghosts, and other deviant characters in Edo-period popular culture.
Education: PhD, Harvard University, Japanese Literature (in progress)
MA, Washington University in St. Louis, Japanese, 2020
BA, Washington University in St. Louis, Cognitive Neuroscience, 2019
Languages: English, Spanish, Japanese, Literary Chinese