Jason Cody Douglass is a Ph.D. Candidate in Yale University's combined program in Film and Media Studies and East Asian Languages and Literatures, as well as the graduate certificate program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. His research focuses on animation, film and media theory, and East Asian cinemas. His dissertation brings questions of gender, race, class, and age to bear on the history of animated media in Japan. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at Waseda University’s Graduate School of International Culture and Communication Studies.