Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago
M.A. in History, City College of the City University of New York
B.A. in Asian Studies and History, City College of the City University of New York
Courses and Current Research Areas
Courses taught at Yonsei
“From the Stage to the Ring: The Early Years of Japanese Women’s Professional Wrestling, 1948–1956”, Journal of Women’s History (forthcoming).
“Shoka and Naniwa-bushi in Inoue Hisashi’s Manzanar, My Town (1993): Violence, Vulnerability, and Women’s Solidarity”, U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, No. 55/56, 2019: 128–152.
(In Japanese) “Hara Kagai’s ‘Socialist Kodan’ during and after the Russo-Japanese War: Appropriation of Urban Space and Theater Culture”, The Ilbon-hak, Journal of Japanology, No.47, November 2018: 229−258.
“‘Organizing’ Meiji Women: The Role of the Japanese Chapter of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union for Individual Activists, 1900–1905”, Women's History Review, Vol. 26, No. 6, October 2017: 975−993.
“Motherly Affection as Tactics: Negotiating the Bourgeois Household in Higuchi Ichiyo's Kono ko”, Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, Vol.23, Issue 3, August 2017: 321−339.
(In Japanese) “Everyday Practice of Performance and Violence: Tokyo’s ‘Shitamachi’ Populace in Miyako Shinbun after the Russo-Japanese War”, The Ilbon-hak, Journal of Japanology, No.43, November 2016: 207−228.
‘“Anarchist Beauties’ in Late Meiji Japan: Media Narratives of Police Violence in the Red Flag Incident”, Radical History Review, Vol. 2016, No. 126, October 2016: 30−49.
“Thought Crime: Ideology and State Power in Interwar Japan. By Max M.Ward. Duke University Press, 2019”, Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2020: 173–176.
“Review of Jason G. Karlin, Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2014)”, Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2015: 93−97.