Mayuko Itoh

University of Tasmania

Mayuko Itoh is Associate Lecturer in Japanese at University of Tasmania. She received her Ph.D. in History at the University of Melbourne in 2014. Her research interests focus on Japanese women’s experiences of crossing national boundaries under various circumstances, from state-led migration during the war to so-called marriage migration in contemporary era. She has most recently co-authored a book chapter ‘Transnational and Transgenerational Connections: Gendering US-Japan Educational Exchange’ (with Vera Mackie) in Boris et al., eds, Transnational Transgressions: From the Intimate to the Global (Routledge, 2020). Her recent publications also include ‘Crossing Legal Boundaries through International Marriage and Migration: Analysis of Japanese Women’s Oral Histories’, in Japanese Studies (2017).