(Last updated : 2022-03-29 09:38:32)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Commerce
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2009/05/16 Book Cultural Migrants from Japan:Youth, Media, and Migration in New York and London   (Single) 
2. 2022/05 Book Media in Asia   (Collaboration) 
3. 2020 Article Still A Man's World: Finding Gender Issues in Tokyo Fashion Week Organizational Anthropology, Routledge  (Single) 
4. 2011/10 Article Fabricating Japaneseness?: The Identity Politics of Young Japanese Designers and Artists in Global Cities (Peer-reviewed)  20 (Single) 
5. 2008/06 Article Media Consumption and Everyday Life in Asia  pp.Cultural Migrants and the Construction of the Imagined West (Single) 
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2022/05/29 Media, Identity, and Trans-locality: Female Japanese Migrants in London (The 72nd International Communication Association Annual Conference)
2. 2022/03/23 Cultural Migrants from Japan: The Imagined West and National Identity
3. 2016/10 The Tokyo Fashion Week in the Global Field of Fashion (International Conference on Design History and Design Studies)
4. 2005/05 Young Japanese ‘Cultural Migrants’ and the Construction of Their Imagined West (International Communication Association, Annual Conference)
■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2002/10~2006/04 〔Doctoral course〕, University of London, Completed,
2. 〔Master degree program〕, Department of Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University, Completed,
3. 2006/04
Degree Acquisition
University of London, Ph.D.
4. 2001/10
Degree Acquisition
Columbia University, M.A.
■ Career History
1. 2021/04~ The University of Tokyo Information Studies Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies Lecturer
2. 2011/04~2016/09 Meiji University School of Commerse Associate Professor
3. 2010/04~2012/03 Keio University Institute for Media and Communications Research Visiting Associate Professor
4. 2007/04~2010/03 Keio University Institute for Media and Communications Research Associate Professor
5. 2006/10~2012/03 Tokyo Institute of Technology Center for the Study of World Civilizations Fellow
■ Web Sites
■ Current Specialized Field
Sociology (Key Word:Media, Culture, Globalization, Race and Ethnicity, Gender) 
■ Profile
Yuiko Fujita is an ethnographer. She published her Ph.D. thesis about media, migration and Japanese youths (supervisor: Prof. David Morley, at Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London). She learned ethnography from Prof. Herbert J. Gans at Department of Sociology, Columbia University.

She has recently been conducting ethnographic research on (1) youth culture and social media, and (2) global field of cultural production.