Selected Publications


Historical Dictionary of Modern Japanese Literature and Theater, 2009, Scarecrow Press. Adaptations of Western Literature in Meiji Japan, February 2002, Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

An Early Reading of ‘The Black Cat’ in Japanese.” Translated Poe. Emron Esplin, Margarida Vale de Gato, editors. Lehigh University Press, 2014. 261-270.


“Young Writers Anticipate Death: Shiga and Kajii in Convalescence.”  The Poetics of Ageing: Confronting, Resisting, and Transcending Mortality in the Japanese Narrative Arts. Hosea Hirata, Charles Inouye, Susan Napier, and Karen Thornber, editors. Proceedings of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies, Vol. 13, Summer 2012, pp. 276-289.

Out of the Blue,” Spring 2012, Humanities. 

Papers Recently Presented

A Case for Public Translations,” 2015, American Comparative Literature Association.


Twin Sons of Different Motherlands: Lyricism in the Writing of Robert Walser & Kajii Motojirô.”


Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae