Yuko Takahashi (Japan)  has B.A. in American Studies from Tsuda College, M.A. in history from the University of Kansas and Master's degree in International Affairs from the University of Tsukuba, and Ph.D. in education from the University of Kansas. She taught at Obirin University, Tokyo, and since 1997 has been a member of the faculty at Tsuda College, Tokyo, where she is professor (2004-present), director of the Center for Women in Research (2008-2011), the Writing Center (2010-2013, 2014-present), Tsuda College Archives (2009-2013) and vice president (2005-2012). She has been a Fulbright visiting scholar at Stanford University (2003-2004) and at Wellesley College (2013-2014). Her publication includes Tsuda Umeko no Shakaisi [Umeko Tsuda: A Social History] (Tamagawa University Press, 2002) (in Japanese), "A Japanese American Enterprise: Umeko Tsuda's Bryn Mawr Network and the Founding of Tsuda College," China's Christian Colleges: Cross-Cultural Connections, 1900-1950, Ed. Daniel H. Bays and Ellen Widmer (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009). and coedited Tsuda Umeko o Sasaeta Hitobito [Those Who Supported Umeko Tsuda](Yuhikaku, 2000) and Kazoku to Kyoiku [Family and Education], Jendashi Sosho [A Series of Gender History] Vol. 2 (Akashi Shoten, 2011). She is a board member of the Gender History Association of Japan (2004-present) and an associate member of the Science Council of Japan (2012-present).