M.A. in Japanese Studies - Faculty Members

Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Vassar College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Cultural and social anthropology, education, social class, semiotics, urban studies, Japan
dhslater@gmail.com
Professor of Literature
B.A., M.A., University of Texas Ph.D., University of Washington
Early modern and contemporary Japanese literature
mstrecher@sophia.ac.jp
Associate Professor of Literature
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Medieval and Early Modern Japanese literature, otogizoshi, ko-joruri, and gunkimono genres; samurai representation and the legend of Minamoto no Yoshitsune
mwthompson[at]sophia.ac.jp
Professor of Literature
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Modern Japanese literature, literature and Tokyo
a-yiu@sophia.ac.jp