D.Phil., Social and Cultural Anthropology, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 2004
Thesis: The Edge of the Field of Vision: defining “Japaneseness” and the image archive of the Ogasawara Islands.
M.Phil. (Distinction), Ethnology and Museum Ethnography, St Antony’s College,
University of Oxford, 1999
Dissertation: Visualizing the islands: visuality and representations of the Ogasawara Islands.
A.B., East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia College, Columbia University, 1989
Major coursework in East Asian history, literature, anthropology, and Japanese language.
MUSEUM AND ACADEMIC POSITIONS：
Director of Student Programs and Research Curator of University Collections Initiatives
Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, April 2014 – present
Lecturer Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, January 2008 – June 2010; Spring 2015 - present
Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, July 2010 – March 2014
Visiting Associate Professor National Museum of Ethnology/Graduate University of Advanced Studies, Osaka, Japan, October 2009 – January 2010