Maika Nakao

Visiting Scholar (Jul 2015-Nov 2015)


Maika Nakao is a historian of science and culture. She received her PhD in history of science from the University of Tokyo (2015). Her book Allure of Nuclear: Science Culture in Prewar Japan and the Emergence of “Atomic Utopia” in Japanesewill be published soon. She has produced the documentary film Memories of the Kyoto Cyclotron, which was awarded a prize at the 50th Science and Technology Film/Video Festival (2009). She is currently working on the cultural history of radiation in Japan before and after the atomic bomb.


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Radiation, Science, and Spiritualism in Early Twentieth-Century Japan