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Barbara Greene

Department of International Relations

Associate Professor


  1. 2017 Ph.D. - East Asian Studies, University of Arizona
  2. 2010 M.A. - War Studies, King’s College London
  3. 2007 B.A. - East Asian Languages and Cultures/International Studies, University of Illinois - Urbana

Teaching and Research Interests:

Collective Memory, Japanese Contemporary Literature, Japanese Popular Culture

Academic Appointments/Professional Experience


Assistant Professor, Tokyo International University


Lecturer, Southwest University


Adjunct Instructor, University of Arizona

Selected Publications/Conference Papers

“Internalized Violence: The Imagining of the Korean Colonial Collaborator and their Victims in Contemporary Korean Thrillers” Film International, TBA

‘Re-envisioning the Dark Valley and the Decline of the Peace State” in Manga and Politics

– The Visual Literacy of Statecraft (Roman Rosenbaum ed.). Routledge, 2020.

“Alienation and After Dark” (2020) Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction.

High School of the Dead and the Profitable Use of Japanese Nationalistic Imagery” (2018) Electronic Journal of Japanese Studies 18:3.

"Moyashimon and the Popularization of Agrarian Nationalism" (2018) Electronic Journal of Japanese Studies 18:2

Furusato and Emotional Pilgrimage: Ge Ge Ge no Kitaro and Sakaiminato” (2016). Japanese Journal of Religious Studies. 43:2, 333-356.

Institute for International Strategy