Chika Okuyama

Chika Okuyama
  • MA Student
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

Contact Info

Summerfield Hall, Room 118A


Chika Okuyama is a M.A. student and a graduate teaching assistant in Film and media Studies. She earned her bachelor’s in Film Studies and Production and Asian Studies from Hofstra University in New York, and she also earned her first M.A. degree in Comparative Culture (transcultural studies) at International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan.


Research interests:

  • Comparative analysis of Japanese and American cinema in depiction of outlaws
  • Depiction of violence in Japanese and American cinema in the 60s and 70s
  • Feminist and Queer Film Theory