IKEDA Ken'ichi

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IKEDA Ken'ichi
Doshisha University
Faculty of Social StudiesDepartment of Media,Journalism and Communication
Job title
Ph.D in Social Psychology(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2013
Professor, Faculty of Media Studies, Doshisha University
Aug 2000
Mar 2013
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, Psychology and Sociology, Department of Social Psychology, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1992
Jul 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, Psychology and Sociology, Department of Social Psychology, The University of Tokyo


Graduate School, Division of Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Faculty of Literature, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Sep 2010
The Best Encouraging Journal Paper in Social Psychology, Japanese Society of Social Psychology
Sep 2009
The Best Encouraging Journal Paper in Social Psychology, Japanese Society of Social Psychology
The Best Encouraging Journal Paper in Social Psychology, Japanese Society of Social Psychology
The 7th Miyake award on empirical political science
Shimada award on social psychology, Japanese Society of Social Psychology
Telecom Social Science Award

Published Papers

Takagi, Daisuke, Ikeda, Ken’ichi, Kobayashi, Tetsuro, Harihara, Motoko, & Kawachi, Ichiro
Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology   26(2) 164-178   2015   [Refereed]
Social and Institutional Trust in East and Southeast Asia
IKEDA Ken'ichi
Taiwan Journal of Democracy   9(1) 13-45   2013   [Refereed]
Ikeda, Ken’ichi, Richey, Sean, and Teresi, Holly
Japanese Journal of Political Science   14(3) 305-319   2013   [Refereed]
Takashi Yoshida, Tomohisa Gotoh, Nobuyuki Tomizawa, and Ken’ichi Ikeda
International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications   12 268-282   2013   [Refereed]
Takagi, D., Kondo, K., Kondo, N., Cable, N., Ikeda, K., and Kawachi, I.
Social Science and Medicine   83 81-89   2013   [Refereed]
Boase, Jeffrey & Ikeda, Ken’ichi
Human Communication Research   38 95-119   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
環境学会誌   25 184-191   2012   [Refereed]
Ikeda, Ken’ichi, Tetsuro Kobayashi, and Sean Richey
Social Science Quarterly   43(2) 464-481   2012   [Refereed]
Ikeda, Ken’ichi & Boase, Jeffrey
Communication Research   38(5) 660-683   2011   [Refereed]
Ikeda, Ken'ichi & Richey, Sean E.
British Journal of Political Science   39 655-668   2009   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Information, Communication & Society   12 929-953   2009   [Refereed]
Sean Richey and Ken'ichi Ikeda
Social Science Quarterly   90(4) 911-926   2009   [Refereed]
Ikeda, Ken'ichi, Kobayashi, Tetsuro, & Hoshimoto, Maasa
Electoral Studies      2008   [Refereed]
Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology   38(3) 247-269   2007   [Refereed]
The influence of political discussion on policy preference: A comparison of the United States and Japan
Japanese Journal of Political Science   7 273-288   2006   [Refereed]
Information, Communication and Society   9 582-611   2006   [Refereed]
in Printing
Political Behavior   27, 239-260    2005   [Refereed]
American Journal of Political Science   49, 497-514    2005   [Refereed]
Japanese Election 2003 and 2004: Politics of Hope and Its Consequences (in Japanese)
Annals of Japanese Political Science Association      2005
Political Behavior   23 23-51   2001   [Refereed]
Political expertise, interdependent citizens, and the value added problem in democratic politics
Japanese Journal of Political Science   1(2) 171-195   2000   [Refereed]
Retrospective voting in the 1998 Japanese House of councilors election : An approach from cognitive social Psychology
Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies   15 109-121   2000
Interpersonal environment effects on political preferences : The 'middle path' for conceptualizing social structure in New Zealand
Political Behavior   20(3) 183-212   1998
A social psychological approach to the networked reality
IEEE Transactions on Information & Systems   E77-D    1994   [Refereed]
Cognitive social psychology of "blackbox-ized" home electronics.
Party schema in changing political power
Leviathan   (15)    1994
Political Parties as Political Actors : Explaining Voting Behavior by the Pattern of Cognitive Schema about Political Parties
Leviathan   10    1992
A Schema Theory on Voting Behavior
Election Studies   6    1991
'Spiral of Silence'hypothesis & voting intention : A test in the 1986 Japanese national election
Keio Communication Review   10 51-62   1989   [Invited]
Information Behavior & Man-Machine Interface : An Approach to New Media
Annals of Information & Communication Research      1989
A Basic Theory on Information Behavior
Annals of Information & Communication Research      1988
'Hi-OVIS'seen by users : Use & valuation of Japanese interactive CATV
Studies of Broadcasting   21 95-120   1985   [Invited]

Books etc

Information Media Environment and Social Capital in Times of Emergency: How They Affected Survivors’ Post-disaster Adaptation, in Tsunekawa, Keiichi (Ed.) Five Years After: Reassessing Japan’s Responses to the Earthquake, Tsunami, and the Nuclear Disaste
Ikeda, Ken’ichi and Yasuda, Yuki (Part:Joint Work, 223-257)
The University of Tokyo Presss   2016   
Examining Power in Hierarchical Social Networks in East Asia, in Gill Steel (Ed.)Power in Contemporary Japan
IKEDA Ken'ichi, & Takemoto Keisuke (Part:Joint Work, 143-166)
Palgrave Macmillan   2016   
The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication , 3 Volume Set
Gianpietro Mazzoleni , Kevin G. Barnhurst , Ken’ichi Ikeda, Rousiley C. M. Maia, Hartmut Wessler (Part:Joint Editor)
Wiley-Blackwell   2015   
East Asian Social Networks, (In) Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining
Bian, Yanjie, & Ikeda, Ken’ichi (Part:Joint Work, 417-433)
Springer Science+Business Media   2014   
The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia: Vibrant Societies
Amrita Daniere and Hy Van Luong (Part:Contributor, Differential effect of multiple social networks on public participation in Japan)
Routledge   Feb 2012   
Social Networks and Japanese Democracy: The Beneficial Impact of Interpersonal Communication in East Asia
Ikeda, Ken’ichi & Richey, Sean (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   Jul 2011   
Social Psychology of Word-of-mouth and social network: Service innovation study on consumer behavior and diffusion
Ikeda, Ken'ichi (Part:Editor)
Political Discussion in Modern Democracies: A Comparative Perspective
Wolf,Michael R., Morales, Laura and Ikeda, Ken'ichi (Part:Joint Editor)
Social Psychology. (in Japanese)
Tokyo: Yuhikaku Publishing Co   2010   
Making democracy work via the functioning of heterogeneous personal networks: An empirical analysis based on a Japanese election study. (In) Ray-May Hsung, Nan Lin, & Ronald Breiger (Eds.) Contexts of Social Capital: Social Networks in Markets, Communi・・・
London: Taylor & Francis   2008   
Making democracy work via the functioning of heterogeneous personal networks: An empirical analysis based on a Japanese election study. (In) Ray-May Hsung, Nan Lin, & Ronald Breiger (Eds.) Contexts of Social Capital: Social Networks in Markets, Co...
Japanese Attitudes and Values toward Democracy. (In) Yun-han Chu, Larry Diamond, Andrew J. Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin (Eds.) How East Asians View Democracy, Pp.188-219.
Columbia University Press   2008   
Mobile internet, social capital and civic engagement in Japan. (In) Maren Hartmann, Patrick Roessler, & Joachim R. Hoeflich (Eds.) After the Mobile Phone? Social Changes and the Development of Mobile Communication. Pp.153-169.
Berlin, Germany: Frank & Timme.   2008   
The Internet, Social Capital, Civic Engagement, and Gender in Japan. (In) Nan Lin and Bonnie H. Erickson (Eds.) Social Capital: Advances in Research
Oxford University Press   2008   
Political Reality and Social Psychology: The Dynamics of the Koizumi Years (in Japanese)
Bokutaku-sha   2007   
Political Culture and "Social Capital" from Eastern and Western Perspectives Political Culture and Good Government in East Asia and the Nordic Countries
NIAS Publishing   2005   
The mobile-izing Japanese. (In)Mizuko, Ito et al.(Eds.) Personal Portable, Pedestrian
MIT Press   2005   
Internet Community and Daily Life (in Japanese)
Seishin-Shobo   2005   
Social Psychology of Political Behavior
Secondary analysis on social surveys
Political realities in social networks
Social network&voting behavior, Bokutaku-sha   2000   
Communication(Theories and models in the Social Sciences 5)
University of Tokyo Press.   2000   
Contemporary Social Psychology
Political cognitive maps, homogeneous group environment, exemplars in mass media, and voting behavior in the 1993 General election in Japan
Progress in Asian social psychology   1997   
Networking Community
Spiral of silence(2nd edition)
Changing reality of Politics : Social psychological perspective
Dictionary of Polling
Social Psychology
Social psychology of political behavior
Structural Analysis on Public Access
Social psychology of networking
media dependency & media use
Psychology of our image of society
Mind & Society : Cognitive Social Psychological Approach
Perspectives on Social Psychology vol. 3 Groups to Society
Risk perception and human information-processing: Perspectives from communication processing and information environment. Proceedings of the 2nd Japan- U. S. workshop on risk assessment/risk management
Ikeda, K.
Election News & Voting Behavior
Emergency Information Processing
Citizens, Democracy and Markets around the Pacific Rim
Oxford Univ.Press.   
in printing


East Asian General Social Survey 2012 wave
IKEDA Ken'ichi   The Others   2010 - 2011
WASC project: Comparative research project on values, trust, participation and democracy in Japan
2009 - 2013
Trust in Politics and Administration
IKEDA Ken'ichi   The Others   2009 - 2012
Voting behavior in Changing Japanese Society
IKEDA Ken'ichi   The Others   2007 - 2012
Asian Barometer Project
IKEDA Ken'ichi   The Others   2003 - Today
East Asia Barometer Survey
2002 - 2007
Virtual community and social capital formation in Korea and Japan
2002 - 2005
Networked community and effect of CMC : A comparative study on Canada and Japan
2001 - 2007
Nationwide Chronological Studies on Voting Behaviors in the Early 21st Century.
2001 - 2006
Comparative System of Election Studies, wave 2 and wave 3
2000 - 2008
Project on Japanese General Social Survey
1999 - 2008
Research on social network&social capital
1999 - 2001
The Eurasia Political Culture Research Network Project
1997 - 2001
"Losing Faith in Politics" projrct
1997 - 2000
Japanese Election and Democracy Study
1997 - 2000
Influence of Election System change on Voting Behavior : Comparative Perspective
1995 - 2000
Committee on Networked Community
Time-series national survey on voting behavior
1993 - 1998
Nationwide Chronological Studies on Voting Behaviors
1993 - 1997
Comparative national election poll(CNEP)on social network
1990 - 1995
Transformations of Mass Media & Its Social Influence Processes : Comparative Studies in Japan, UK, & US.
1989 - 1992
Media & Politics in U. S. & Japan
1985 - 1987
World-wide Comparative Study of Images on Japan & Japanese
1982 - 1985

Research Grants & Projects

Study on socially shared cognition or belief
Ordinary Research
Social psychology of networking
Interdisciprinary Researches(Special Research)
Cognitive social psychology of voting behavior
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research