DEPARTMENT OF WRITING, RHETORIC, AND AMERICAN CULTURES
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Yuya Kiuchi received his Ph.D. in American Studies from Michigan State University. His research interests include post-bellum African American culture and history, use of media for social change and community empowerment, history of memory production and consumption, and identity formation through media use and conten production. He is currently a fixed-term assistant professor of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. He has translated and published multiple books from English to Japanese, including Barack Obama's first autobiography, Dreams from My Father.