Marc Yamada

Marc Yamada

Associate Professor, Comparative Arts & Letters

3037 JFSB


Curriculum Vitae



Marc Yamada received a BA in Japanese and International Relations and a MA in Comparative Studies from Brigham Young University and a PhD in Japanese Literature & Culture from UC Berkeley. Marc has published articles on modern Japanese literature, film, and manga and is currently working on a book on cultural reactions to Japan’s lost decades of the 1990s and the 2000s and a project on contemporary East Asian film. He is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship, a scholarship from The Japanese Ministry of Education, and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship from the US Department of Education. In the last few years, Marc has lived with his wife, Mikilani, and sons, Kyle and Sean, in Tokyo, Berkeley, Iowa City, and Winston Salem. They arrived in Provo in June, 2013 and are excited to be back at BYU!


PhD, University of California, Berkeley, MA, Brigham Young U., BA, Brigham Young U.,