Peer-Reviewed Publications

Journal Articles

“Creating ‘Disability Publics’ in Postwar Japan (1937­–1957),” Journal of Japanese Studies, Vol. 50 No. 1 (2024) (Accepted for publication).

“A Recent History of Activism for Accessibility in Japan (1981–2006),” Disability Studies Quarterly, Vol. 43 No. 1 (2023) (Accepted for Publication).

“Policy Change in the Shadow of the Paralympics: Disability Advocacy and Accessibility Reforms in Japan,” Contemporary Japan, Vol. 35 No. 1 (Co-author: Celeste L. Arrington, 2022) (Solicited/Submitted as Part of a Special Issue).

The Coronavirus Crisis: Disability Politics and Activism in Contemporary Japan,” Japan Focus: The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 18 No. 3 (2020), pp. 1–13.

Book Chapters

“Disability and the Study of Religion in Japan: A Fieldwork Guide,” in Jolyon Thomas and Matthew McMullen ed. The New Nanzan Guide for Japanese Religions (Accepted for Publication, University of Hawaii Press).

“My Life as an American Wheelchair User in Japan: Intersectional Barriers and Inclusive Imaginaries” in Sachi Schmidt-Hori ed., Why Study Japan なんで日本研究するの? (Accepted for Publication, Bungaku Report).


Oguri Kōzukenosuke: ‘The Father of Meiji’” in Linda H. Chance and Tetsuko Toda ed., Phila-Nipponica: A Historic Guide to Philadelphia and Japan (Japan America Society of Philadelphia, 2015), pp. 32–37.

Conference Proceedings

Access to Accessibility: Building Better Assistive Technologies アクセシビリティへのアクセス:より良い支援技術の構築” in Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Conference Proceedings of LIFE2019, pp. 1–6.