Tetsuro Kobayashi

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Name
Tetsuro Kobayashi
E-mail
tkobayascityu.edu.hk
Affiliation
City University of Hong Kong
Section
Department of Media and Communication
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D (Social Psychology; University of Tokyo)(University of Tokyo)
Research funding number
60455194
ORCID ID
0000-0003-0162-538X

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Dec 2015
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Today
Associate Professor, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong
 
Feb 2012
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Feb 2014
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Communication,
 
Nov 2011
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Dec 2015
Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Information and Society Research Division
 
Jan 2011
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Mar 2011
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Communication,
 
Oct 2010
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Dec 2010
Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information,
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2017
The 2017 ICA KACA Top Faculty Paper Award, Korean American Communication Association
Winner: Kobayashi, T., Hahn, S. K., Tago, A., Asaba, Y., & Jang, S.
 
Mar 2016
Who Deserves Citizenship? An Experimental Study of Japanese Attitudes Toward Immigrant Workers, ISS/OUP Prize: SSJJ Annual Best Paper Prize
Winner: Kobayashi, T., Collet, C., Iyengar, S., & Hahn, K. S.
 
May 2015
Territorial Issues and Support for the Prime Minister: Experimental evidences on Rally-'Round-the-Flag Effect in Japan, 2014 Best Poster Presentation Award, Japanese Association of Electoral Studies
Winner: Kobayashi, T. & Katagiri, A.
 
Dec 2014
Top Paper Award, International Conference on e-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM) Asia 2014
Winner: Kobayashi, T. & Katagiri, A.
 
Feb 2010
Year 2009 special award for thesis "Future Vision of Image Information Media", The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
Winner: Kobayash, T.
 

Teaching Experience

 

Published Papers

 
Economic downturns and hardline public opinion
Kobayashi, T., Madrid-Morales, D., Asaba, Y., & Tago, A.
Social Science Quarterly   (forthcoming)    [Refereed]
Yokoyama, T. & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Journal of Political Science   2019    Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Asaba, Y., Hahn, K. S., Jang, S., Kobayashi, T., & Tago, A.
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T & Katagiri, A.
Journal of East Asian Studies   18(3) 299-319   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Miura, A. & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Psychological Research      Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Ogawa, Y., Suzuki, T., & Yamamoto, H.
Asian Journal of Communication   29(3) 274-290   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Valentino, N., Soroka, S., Iyengar, S., Aalberg, T., Duch, R., Fraile, M., Hahn, K., Hansen, K. M., Harrell, A., Helbling, M., Jackman, S., & Kobayashi, T.
British Journal of Political Science   Online First    Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Hoshino, T., & Suzuki, T.
Communication Research   Online First    Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Yokoyama, T.
Japanese Journal of Political Science   19(1) 61-79   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Miura, A., & Inamasu, K.
Journal of Experimental Political Science   4(1) 81-94   Sep 2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Is the power of online campaigning in Japanese electoral politics a myth? A causal inference analysis of the 2013 Upper House Election. In S. Kiyohara, K. Maeshima, and D. Owen (Eds.) Internet election campaigns in the United States, Japan, South Korea, a
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
Jan 2018   
Multiplying the medium: Tie strength, social role, and mobile media multiplexity. In B. F. Welles and S. González-Bailón (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication.
Jamieson, J., Boase, J., & Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
Oxford University Press   
Political conversations as civic engagement: Examining patterns from mobile communication logs in Japan. In R. Wei (Eds.) Mobile media, political participation, and civic activism in Asia: Private chat to public communication (pp. 57-79).
Suzuki, T., Kobayashi, T., & Boase, J. (Part:Contributor)
Springer   2016   
Knowledge gap. (In) Gianpietro Mazzoleni (Ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
Wiley-Blackwell   
Selective exposure. (In) Gianpietro Mazzoleni (Ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, Wiley-Blackwell.
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
Wiley-Blackwell   
The effects of similarities to previous buyers on trust and intention to buy from e-commerce stores: An experimental study based on the SVS model. In S. Uesugi (Ed.) IT enabled services.
Kobayashi, T. & Okada, H. (Part:Contributor)
Springer, Pp. 19-38.   Jan 2013   ISBN:978-3-7091-1425-4
http://www.springer.com/cda/content/document/cda_downloaddocument/9783709114247-c1.pdf?SGWID=0-0-45-1368413-p174676213
Cyber behavior and social capital. In Z. Yan (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior.
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
IGI Global: Hershey, PA. Pp. 1063-1073.   Mar 2012   
ICTs supporting tolerant society: Social psychology in the loosely bridging Internet age [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Taga Shuppan (single authored)   Mar 2010   ISBN:9784811575513 C1036
"Reputation", "Digital divide" (In) The Japanese Society of Social Psychology (Eds.) Social Psychology Dictionary. [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Maruzen, Pp. 426-427, 440-441. (coauthored)   Jun 2009   ISBN:978621081075
Local community and Internet. (In) Miura, A., Morio, H. & Kawaura, Y. (Eds.) The Frontier of Internet Psychology.  [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Seishin Shobo, Pp. 218-250. (coauthored)   Feb 2009   ISBN:9784414301694

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Experimental evidence for the effect of avatar appearance and role on gender self-stereotype in gaming
Wang, X. & Kobayashi, T.
International Communication Association's 69th Annual Conference   28 May 2019   
Why are politically active people avoided in East Asia? Cross-regional experiment
Kobayashi, T., Miura, A., Madrid-Morales, D., & Cao, B.
International Communication Association's 68th Annual Conference   27 May 2019   
Isolating the causality of uses and gratification in mobile communciation: A case of increased mobile voice calls after a massive natural disaster
Suzuki, T., Kobayashi, T., Boase, J., Tanaka, Y., Wakimoto, R., & Suzuki, T.
International Communication Association's 68th Annual Conference   27 May 2019   
Why are politically active people avoided in countries with collectivistic cultures? A cross-cultural experiment in nine countries/regions
Kobayashi, T., Miura, A., & Madrid-Morales, D.
International Communication Association's 69th Annual Conference   26 May 2019   
Does social media use lead to general trust? Differential roles of social network sites and instant messaging
Meng, X. & Kobayashi, T.
International Communication Association's 69th Annual Conference   24 May 2019   
The impact of social media use on mass polarization in Hong Kong: Putting multiple identities into perspective
Kobayashi, T.
International Communication Association's 69th Annual Conference   24 May 2019   
Kobayashi, T. & Ogawa, Y.
The 6th Asian Political Methodology Meeting   6 Jan 2019   
Kobayashi, T., Taka, F., & Suzuki, T.
Locked Out of Social Platforms: an iCS Symposium on Challenges to Studying Disinformation   27 Oct 2018   
38 Seconds above the 38th Parallel: How US military made video clip can promote alignment despite antagonism between Japan and Korea
Tago, A., Asaba, Y., Kobayashi, T., & Hahn, K.
European Political Science Association 8th Annual Conference, Vienna   23 Jun 2018   
Participatory effects of informational use of social network sites vs. messaging apps: Evidence from a six-nation cross-national survey
Kaigo, M., Kobayashi, T., Kwak, N., Lin, J. H. T., Pang, N., & Skoric, M.
International Communication Association's 68th Annual Conference, Pre-Conference: Digital Asia: Social change, engagement, and voices   24 May 2018   
Gender self-stereotype in gaming: The effect of avatar appearance and role
Wang, X. & Kobayashi, T.
International Communication Association's 68th Annual Conference, Pre-Conference: Games Everywhere, Gaming Everywhere: On the Edge of Ubiquity, From Mobile to Virtual and Augmented Reality Games and Beyond   24 May 2018   
Kobayashi, T.
Social Media & Citizenship Symposium, The Department of Communication Studies, University of Michigan   16 Mar 2018   
Kobayashi, T.
International Symposium on Internet Election Campaigns: Digital Democracy in the United States, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, Meiji University   10 Mar 2018   
Internet election campaigns in the United States, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan
Maeshima, K., Owen, D. M., Kiyohara, S., Lee, H., Kobayashi, T., Ogaashara, M., & Chen, B.
American Political Association 2017 Annual Meeting   1 Sep 2017   
Threat, national identity & network dynamics of motivated information processing
Kato, G., Fujiwara, T., Collet, C., Kobayashi, T., & Suzuki, T.
American Political Association 2017 Annual Meeting   31 Aug 2017   
Perceptions of relative economic power and nationalism in Japan and Korea: A cross-national comparative experiment
Kobayashi, T., Hahn, K. S., Tago, A., Asaba, Y., Jang, S.
International Communication Association's 67th Annual Conference   26 May 2017   
Substantive vs. procedural democracy: The impact of media use on chinese citizens’ support for different types of democracy
Meng, X. & Kobayashi, T.
International Communication Association's 67th Annual Conference   25 May 2017   
Nationalism and political system justification in china: The differential effects of traditional and new media
Wang, X. & Kobayashi, T.
International Communication Association's 67th Annual Conference   25 May 2017   
Economic power and public opinion in Japan and Korea: Comparative experiment in Japan and Korea [Invited]
Kobayashi, T.
Korea and Japan relations: A long and widing road to reconciliation (Seoul National University)   12 Dec 2016   
Social media as hotbed of racism and hate speech against Zainichi Koreans in Japan
Kobayashi, T., Kaigo, M., & Kwak, N.
CeDEM Asia 2016 (Conference for e-Democracy & Open Government)   8 Dec 2016   

Misc

 
Miura, A. & Kobayashi, T.
Journal of Media, Information and Communication   1 27-42   Mar 2016
Controlling technology: The limitations of regulation and social scientific post-investigation
98(1) 2-5   Jan 2015   [Invited]

Research Grants & Projects

 
Experimental social psychological study on political learning in a highly information-oriented society
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2013-2015 Grants-in-Aid for Young Scientists <KAKENHI>
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Kobayashi, T.
Formation of social capital through the maintainance and re-activation of "weak ties" using smartphones
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2009-2010 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Challenging Exploratory Research <KAKENHI>
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Social psychological research on reputation circulation through the Internet and social capital
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2009-2010 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Young Scientists (B) <KAKENHI>
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Empirical research on ICT use in political behavior
The Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications: Year 2009, Humanities and sociology
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Research on social consequences of ICTs use on multi-layered social capital
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2007-2008 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Young Scientists Start-up
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Social consequences of the Internet use: Social capital perspective
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2006 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Research Fellowship for Young Scientist
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.