- M.A. in Regional Studies, East Asia from Harvard University
- B.A. in English and Japanese from University of Washington, Seattle
Ajjana Thairungroj is a Ph.D. student in contemporary Japanese literature and media. Her current research interests include late 20th and 21st century women writers, and the production of atmosphere and ambience in 70s and 80s literary and visual culture. Before coming to Princeton, she spent one year at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama.