Yuko Itatsu 板津 木綿子 

Yuko Itatsu
板津 木綿子

Professor 教授
Ph.D. (History /歴史学)

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Yuko Itatsu is a Professor at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo. She received her Ph.D. in History at the University of Southern California. Her research interests are centered on minority studies, leisure studies, American popular culture and transnationalism, with a particular focus on U.S-Japan cultural exchange. Her current interests include intersections between digital technology and the everyday life, as well as how leisure activities offers a prism into the social, political and economic dynamics at play. 

She is also currently involved in the B’AI Global Forum, which is a research group focused on conducting critical examinations of how digital technology including artificial intelligence has the potential to exacerbated disparity and stigma for the socially marginalized, and seeks ways to use these technologies to achieve inclusivity of these populations. 

Her publications and other professional activities are kept up to date on Research Map. https://researchmap.jp/itatsu