Amy Dawson-Andoh

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  • Fields of Study
    • Social media and Web 2.0
    • Fan cultures
    • Japanese fan culture
    • Japanese popular culture
    • Gaming culture
  • About

    Amy Dawson-Andoh's main research interests include social media, fan cultures, and Japanese media. Specifically, she is interested in looking at how fan cultures make use of social media to share and communicate derivative media works. She is specifically interested in the website tumblr; a website that combines microblogging with a rich multimedia environment. Amy is also interested in researching fan cultures in Japan. Specifically, she is looking at how Japanese fans mix online activity with offline interaction.

  • Education
    • B.A., East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
    • M.A., Media Arts and Studies, Ohio University, 2012