Graduate Student, History, UCLA
Kelly Midori McCormick is a Ph.D. Candidate in the History Department specializing on the history of photographic culture in Japan from the 1930s-1960s. Her dissertation, “The Culture of the Camera: From Wartime Weapon to Postwar Re-Imaginings” takes the Japanese camera as the lens through which to analyze the intersection of the histories of technology, photography, gender, and consumer culture. Kelly is committed to developing new resources within humanities undergraduate curriculum, graduate training, and professional development.