About

Mark Bookman is a Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. His research looks at the history and politics of disability in Japanese and global contexts.

Mark also works as an accessibility consultant. He has collaborated with government agencies and corporate entities in Japan and the United States, as well as the Olympic and Paralympic Committees and the UN, on inclusive education, equitable transportation, environmental design, and disaster risk management projects.