Dajian You

Japanese Anthropology
1st Year Student

M.A. in East Asian Language and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania

M.Sc in Japanese Studies, University of Oxford

B.A. in Communication / Japanese (double major), University of California, Santa Barbara


Dajian You’s research interests focus on LGBTQ+ issues, social isolation, social minorities, and anything related to social problems in modern Japanese society. His M.Sc dissertation took research on the same-sex partnership certificate system in Japan to gain a deeper understanding of its implementation and corresponding social consequences to LGBTQ+ individuals in modern Japanese society.