Dylan Plung

MA - Japan Studies


Dylan Plung did his undergraduate work at Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA) in Asian Studies with an emphasis on Japanese history. His current interests are the Tokyo Air Raids and U.S.-Japan relations in WWII history, representations of Japan in western culture and history, and Japanese religion.


  • Plung, Dylan J. “The Japanese Village at Dugway Proving Ground: An Unexamined Context to the Firebombing of Japan.The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 15 Apr. 2018, apjjf.org/2018/08/Plung.html. Volume 16, Issue 8, Number 3.


  • Blakemore Foundation grant recipient for Japanese language study at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies