Current Visitor

Eiko Ikegami

Affiliation

Program in Interdisciplinary Studies

Field of Study

Historical Sociology

Home Institution

The New School

Eiko Ikegami is a sociologist specializing in the historical sociology of Japan. At IAS, she will work on her research program on the various forms of diverse intelligence generally, and her digital research on autistic individuals in virtual worlds. Central to her project is the use of avatars in virtual environments and the virtual ethnography that allows her to access the experiences and worldviews of autistic adults.

Dates at IAS

Visitor
Program in Interdisciplinary Studies
current
Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

Harvard University
Ph.D.