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Tkach Kawasaki Leslie

Affiliation
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Research projects
Comparative Energy Discourse in Japan and Germany2014-10 -- 2017-09Leslie Tkach-KawasakiJapan Society for the Promotion of Science/Topic-Setting Program to Advance Cutting Edge Humanities and Social Sciences Research -- Area Cultivation11163000
日本における政治家、市民とソーシャルメディア2013-04 -- 2017-03Leslie Tkach-KawasakiJapan Society for the Promotion of Science/基盤研究(C)4290000
Academic societies
2002 -- (current)Japan Society for Information and Media Studies
2002 -- (current)The Japan Society of Socio-Information Studies
2012 -- (current)JAPANSE ASSOCIATION OF ELECTION STUDIES
1999 -- (current)Association of Internet Researchers
2010 -- (current)International Communication Association
2007 -- (current)Japanese Studies Association of Canada
Articles
  • Analysis of the Policy Network for the ‘Feed-in Tariff Law’ in Japan: Evidence from the GEPON survey
    Okura Sae; Tkach Kawasaki Leslie; Kobashi Yohei; Hartwig ...
    Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia/15(1)/pp.41-63, 2016-05
  • Identifying the ‘Fukushima Effect’: Assessing Japanese Mass-Media Coverage of International Nuclear Power Decisions
    Hartwig Manuela; Okura Sae; Tkach Kawasaki Leslie; Kobash...
    国際日本研究/8/pp.109-124, 2016-02
  • Energy policy participation through networks transcending cleavage: an analysis of Japanese and German renewable energy promotion policies
    Hartwig Manuela; Kobashi Yohei; Okura Sae; Tkach-Kawasaki...
    QUALITY & QUANTITY/49(4)/pp.1485-1512, 2015-07
  • Mapping Political Connections in Japan: The Functions of Hyperlinks on Japanese Diet Member Websites
    Tkach-Kawasaki Leslie
    SOCIAL SCIENCE COMPUTER REVIEW/29(3)/pp.300-312, 2011-08
  • The Information Society and the Digital Divide: Legal Strategies to Finance Global Access
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    International Journal of Communications Law & Policy/13, 2009-01
  • A Comparative Analysis of Politician Websites in Japan and South Korea using Website Feature Data
    Tkach-Kawasaki; Kim; Hyo; Kyoung Ho Choi; and Han Woo Par...
    Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society/9(5)/p.2507-2520, 2007-10
  • Japanese Political Parties and the Internet in the 2000 and 2001 Elections
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Representational Studies/7/p.183-216, 2006-01
  • Japanese Cybercultures
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies (http://rccs.usfca.edu/), 2004-06
  • “Does Old Japan Determine New Japan? The Relationship between Seken, the Internet, and Political Consciousness in Japan”
    Nakada Makoto; Takanori Tamura; and Toshikazu Iitaka; Les...
    CATAC ’04 (Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication Conference)/p.1-15, 2004-06
  • Politics@Japan
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Party Politics/9(1)/p.105-123, 2003-01
  • The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century’s On-Line Pioneers
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies (http://rccs.usfca.edu/), 2002-04
Books
  • 2nd ICIE (International Center for Information Ethics) Symposium
    Nakada; Makoto; Takanori Tamura; Tadashi Takenouchi; Tosh...
    2002-01
  • L’Internet en Politique, Des États-Unis À L’Europe (The Internet and Politics in the United States and Europe)
    Viviane Serfaty (Ed.)
    2002-01
  • The encyclopedia of community: From the village to the virtual world
    Karen Christensen and David Levinson (Eds.)
    2003-01
  • Asia.com: Asia encounters the Internet,
    K.C. Ho Randolph Kluver and Kenneth C.C. Yang (Eds.)
    2003-01
  • E-Democracy in East Asia? How the Internet Affects Politics and Civil Society in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan
    Isa Ducke (Ed.)
    2004-01
  • E-Democracy in East Asia? How the Internet Affects Politics and Civil Society in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan
    Isa Ducke (Ed.); +レスリー タック 川﨑
    2004-01
  • The Internet and National Elections: A Global Comparative Perspective
    Kirsten Foot Nicholas W. Jankowski Randolph Kluver and St...
    2007-01
  • Civil Society and Interest Groups in Contemporary Japan
    Edited by Yutaka Tsujinaka; Translated by Takafumi Ohtomo...
    2008-01
  • Japan and the Internet: Perspectives and Practices
    Tsujinaka; Yutaka; Leslie M. Tkach-Kawasaki (eds.) Nakada...
    2011-03
  • Japan and the Internet: Perspectives and Practices ("Introduction")
    Tkach-Kawasaki Leslie M
    2011-03
  • Japan and the Internet: Perspectives and Practices ("The Internet and Campaigns in Japan: Traditions and Innovations")
    Tkach-Kawasaki Leslie M
    2011-03
  • Messages and Messengers: Angeletics as an Approach to the Phenomenology of Communication
    Rafael Capurro; John Holgate (Eds.) 論文著者:Tkach-Kawa...
    2011-01
  • Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: Response and recovery after Japan’s 3/11
    Jeff Kingston (Ed.)
    2012-01
Conference, etc.
  • A comparative study of environmental policy actor networks in Japan and Germany
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie; Lee Junku; Hartwig Manuela
    XXXVII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)/2017-05-30--2017-06-04
  • Networks of Policy Change and Continuance: Mapping the Post-Fukushima Energy and Environmental Policy Networks in Germany
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie; Hartwig Manuela; Lee Junku
    XXXVII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA/2017-05-30--2017-06-04
  • Analysis of the Policy Network for the“Feed-in Tariff Law“ in Japan: Evidence from the GEPON Survey
    Okura Sae; Tkach Kawasaki Leslie; Kobashi Yohei; Hartwig ...
    DISC 2015 (Daegu Gyeongbuk International Social Network Conference 2015), Panel 2 Policy & Network Analysis/2015-10-29--2015-10-31
  • Connecting Offline and Online Surveys: Reconsidering Respondent Determinants in Attribute Bias
    Okura Sae; Kobashi Yohei; Tkach Kawasaki Leslie; Hartwig ...
    General Online Research [GOR] Conference 2015/2015-03-18--2015-03-20
  • Japanese Politicians and Online Media: Past and Present
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie
    WATEF Spring Special Seminar/2017-03-25--2017-03-25
  • Tweeting for the Youth Vote: Japanese Political Party Twitter Use in the July 2016 Upper House Election
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie
    DISC 2016 (Daegu Gyeongbuk International Social Network Conference) WATEF International Conference 2016/2016-12-08--2016-12-10
  • Institutional Actors Online: Japan’s Local Election Management Boards in the 2016 Upper House Election
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie
    Japan Studies Association of Canada 2016 Annual Conference/2016-10-13--2016-10-16
  • New Directions or Old Campaign Practices? Japanese Candidates Online in 2013 and 2014
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie
    Japan Studies Association of Canada 2015 Annual Conference in Japan/2015-05-20--2015-05-23
  • A New Era in Japan Election Campaigning? Perspectives on ‘Big Data’ and Social Media Use in Japan’s Electoral Landscape
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie
    DISC 2014 (Daegu Gyeongbuk International Social Network Conference)/2014-12-11--2014-12-13
  • Friends, Tweets, and Youtube: New Directions in Online Campaigning in Japan
    Tkach Kawasaki Leslie
    Association of Internet Researchers IR15 Boundaries and Intersections/2014-10-21--2014-10-21
Teaching
2017-10 -- 2017-12Seminar on Central Eurasian Studies III-BUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-06Global Society and Japan (International Information Society Theory) 1BUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-06Global Society and Japan (International Information Society Theory) 2AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-06International Information Society I-AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-12 -- 2018-02Special Lecture in Academic Translation 2University of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-06Global Society and Japan (International Information Society Theory) 1AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-06International Politics 1AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-07International Information Society Theory AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Research Workshop for Public Policy IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2017-12Special Seminar in Area Studies I (JDS/ABE seminar)University of Tsukuba.
Talks
  • A Disaster Unfolds: Portrayals of 3.11 in Japan’s Online and Offline News
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Japan Workshop/2012-07-06
  • Factors in Determining Online Success: Case Studies in the Campaign Use of the Internet
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Polish Communication Association (PCA) Conference “Political Communication in the New Technology’s Era”/2011-09-22
  • Social Media Grows Up: The Rise of Social Media in Japan 2010-2011
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    Japanese Studies Association of Canada (JSAC), JSAC 2011 Conference/2011-08-18
  • Open Session: Disaster Strikes Japan/the World
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    The Fifteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)/2011-06-25
  • Open Session: Disaster Strikes Japan/the World
    レスリー タック 川﨑
    The Fifteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)/2011-06-25
  • Social Networks and Social Media in Japan
    Leslie M. Tkach-Kawasaki; +レスリー タック 川﨑
    3rd International Conference on Digital Culture/2010-11-08
  • New Media Campaigning: Japanese Candidates Online 2007 and 2010
    Leslie M. Tkach-Kawasaki; +レスリー タック 川﨑
    Japan Studies Association of Canada (JSAC) Conference/2010-09-30
  • (Panel Convenor) Panel Title: “Reflections of Traditional Japan on the Internet” Presented paper title: “Modern Campaigning in a Traditional Context: Japanese Political Figures on the Internet”
    Leslie M. Tkach-Kawasaki; +レスリー タック 川﨑
    Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting/2010-08-25
  • Mapping Political Connections in Japan: The Functions of Hyperlinks on Japanese Diet Member Websites
    Leslie M. Tkach-Kawasaki; +レスリー タック 川﨑
    International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, “Matters of Communication,”/2010-06-22
Professional activities
-- (current)Association of Internet ResearchersMember, AOIR Ethics Committee
2003 -- 2005Association of Internet ResearchersGraduate Student Representative
2009-02 -- 2013-12Journal of Information Technology and PoliticsSenior Book Review Editor, Journal of Information Technology and Politics
2005-02 -- 2013-12Journal of Information Technology and PoliticsEditorial Board Member, Journal of Information Technology and Politics
2010 -- (current)Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)Reviewer, IEEE Journal
University Management
2014-04 -- (current)Journal Committee, International and Advanced Japanese StudiesEditor-in-Chief
Other activities
2016-04 -- 2017-03Accounting Auditing duties for Azuma Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
2015-04 -- 2016-03Accounting duties for Azuma Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
2015-04 -- 2016-03Executive Member, Poplar 39 Children's Club, Azuma 2-chome Neighborhood Association, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
2013-04 -- 2014-03Accountancy duties for Kaze-no-ko Club (affiliated with the Nishi Azuma Jidokan), Tsukuba, Ibaraki

(Last updated: 2017-07-02)