Amanda Kennell is an Assistant Teaching Professor of International Studies at North Carolina State University. She is currently working on a book, Alice in Evasion: Adaptation/Carroll/Japan about Japanese adaptations of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland novels from 1899 until today. Dr. Kennell’s work has been published by the British Museum, the Journal of Adaptation in Film & Performance, The Journal of Popular Culture and Film Criticism. She formerly taught at the University at Buffalo and has held fellowships from the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Nippon Foundation and the Cassady Lewis Carroll Collection. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California, and her M.A. is from the University of Pennsylvania.