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Raechel Dumas (Ph.D in Japanese, University of Colorado at Boulder) specializes in contemporary Japanese and American popular culture, with emphasis on sexual difference in fiction, film, television, and video games. Her other research interests include global horror cinema, trauma narratives, the gender politics of true crime television, and feminist technology studies. Dr. Dumas is author of The Monstrous-Feminine in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Her work has appeared in the Journal of Popular Culture, Extrapolation, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Science Fiction Studies, Supernatural Studies, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, and South Atlantic Review.