Carolyn holds degrees in socio-cultural anthropology from Harvard and Columbia Universities. She teaches and conducts research on a variety of topics concerning contemporary Japanese society, including popular culture and consumption, and social problems in Japan.
Professor of Japanese Studies, Monash University
Director of the Japanese Studies Centre, Monash University
Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
Columbia University, PhD
Harvard University, AB magna cum laude
Disability in Japan, Routledge
Japanese Popular Culture: culture, authenticity and power, Routledge