Areas of Expertise

Journalism Trends and Ethics, Television Studies, Contemporary Theater trends and Diversity Professional narrator, Voice actor, Talk show producer and Media Strategist.

Teaching Interests

Journalism and Society, Intercultural Communication, Media Performance, Television Studies, Contemporary Theater trends and Diversity


International news coverage of Asian affairs, Stylistic analysis of media stories, Performance and cultural theories

Representative Publications

  • “Framing the Pre-Olympic News Coverage of Tokyo 2020: A Comparative Analysis of Tokyo’s Successful Bid and the Olympic Stadium Design”. IAFOR Japan and Japan Studies, 2016.
  • “Archivists to Activists: The Changing Role of Museums as Guardians of Culture and Empowerment”, IAFOR Asian and Cultural Studies, 2015:  137 - 160, co-authored.
  • “A Corpus Stylistics News Story Analysis of a Japan-China Faceoff: 
The Senkaku-Diaoyu Territorial Dispute”, IAFOR Media & Mass Communication, 2015: 135-152, co-authored.
  • “Japan’s Abenomics Story:  A quintessential dialogic news event”. Eye Magazine, Issue (No. 3) Spring 2014: 30-37, co-authored.
  • “Company Profile:  K-Ballet Company” Pointe.  February/March 2008 (International Dance Magazine).


  • MA, Media Studies, New School University, New York City
  • BA, Theater and Drama, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis.

Previous experience

  • Meiji Gakuin University, Adjunct Professor, Media and Culture
  • Waseda University, Adjunct Professor, English Communication and Academic Writing 
  • College of New Rochelle, New York, Adjunct Professor, Public Relations

Professional Associations

Jazz Voice