Kenichi Ishii, Ph.D.   
Faculty of Information and Communications, Bunkyo University
      Address: Namegaya 1100, Chigasaki, Kanagawa, 253-8550, Japan
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
Social psychology of media use, consumer behavior, advertising, information society, transnational cultural influence, Japan-China relationships.
Journal Articles (in English)
2019 The influence of shopping on subjective well-being in China,Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 31(1), 184-201,(with Shaowen Ni)[Emerald]
2017 Online communication with strong ties and subjective well-being in Japan Computers in Human Behavior [Elsevier]
2016 Digital divides and mobile Internet in Indonesia: Impact of smartphones Telematics and Informatics (with Lia Puspitasari). [Science Direct]
2014 Nation brand personality and product evaluation among Japanese people: Implications for nation branding Place Branding and Public Diplomacy (with Satoshi Watanabe). [Palgrave macmillian]
2013 Nationalism and preferences for domestic and foreign animation programmes in China. International Communication Gazette March 2013, vol. 75 no. 2 225-245. [Sage journals]
2012 Nationalism, Materialism, and Preferences for the US and East Asian Countries in Japan. electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies Volume 12, Issue 1. (article 3 in 2012) [download]
2011 Examining the Adverse Effects of Mobile Phone Use among Japanese Adolescents. Keio Communication Review 33, 69-83. [download]
2010 Mobile Internet Use in Japan. Media Asia 36(4) 201-209.
2009 Nationalistic Sentiments of Chinese Consumers: The Effects and Determinants of Animosity and Consumer Ethnocentrism. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 21(4), pp.299-308. [InformaWorld]
2008 Uses and Gratifications of Online Communities in Japan. Observatorio, 2(3), pp.25-37. [Observatorio]
2007 Links between Real and Virtual Networks: A Comparative Study of Online Communities in Japan and Korea. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 10(2), pp.252-257. (with Morihiro Ogasahara) [Mary Ann Liebert]
2006 Implications of Mobility: The Uses of Personal Communication Media in Everyday Life. Journal of Communication, 56(2), 346-365. [Interscience Wiley]
2006 A comparative study of media cultures among Taiwanese and Japanese youth. Telematics and Informatics, 23(2), 95-116. (with Chyi-In Wu) [ScienceDirect]
2004 Internet use via mobile phone in Japan, Telecommunications Policy, 28(1), pp.43-58. [ScienceDirect]
2003 Diffusion, Policy and Use of Broadband in Japan. Trends in Communication, 11(1), pp.45-61 [LEA online]
1999 Japanese and U.S. Programs in Taiwan: New Patterns in Taiwanese Television. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 43(3), pp.416-431 (with Herng Su & Satoshi Watanabe) [Taylor & Francis Online]
1997 Measuring Information Behavior: A time budget survey in Japan. Social Indicators Research, 42(2), pp.151-169. (with Hirohisa Suzuki & Yoshiaki Hashimoto) [SpeingerLink]
1996 PHS: Revolutionizing Personal Communication in Japan. Telecommunications Policy, 20(7), pp.497-506. [ScienceDirect]
1996 Is the U.S. Over-reported in the Japanese Press?: Factors Accounting for International News in the Asahi. Gazette (The International Journal for Mass Communication Studies), 57(2), pp.135-144. [Sage journals]
1996 Factors Influencing the Adoption of New Information Media in Japanese Families, Media Asia, 23(1), pp.22-28.[Taylor Fransic Online]
1991 Measuring Mutual Causation: Effects of Suicide News on Suicides in Japan. Social Science Research, 20, pp.188-195. [ScienceDirect]
Book chapters
2017 Ishii, Kenichi. A Comparative Study between Japanese, US, Taiwanese, and Chinese Social Networking Site Users: Self-Disclosure and Network Homogeneity. In ANA SERRANO TELLERIA (Ed.), Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication (pp. 155-174). New York: Routledge. [Amazon]
2010 Ishii, Kenichi, & Takeshita, Toshio (2010). Corporate reputation and the news media in Japan. In Craig E. Carroll (Ed.), Corporate reputation and the news media: Agenda-setting within business news coverage in developed, emerging, and frontier markets (pp. 129-141). New York: Routledge. [Amazon]
2008 Social Consequences of Broadband Access in Japan, In Handbook of Research in Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission, Dwivedi Y.K., Papazafeiropoulou, A., and Choudrie, J. (Eds). IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA. [Amazon]
2006 Japan: Mobile and Broadband--Two Emerging Business Models in the World\'s Third Largest Broadband User. In Webcasting Worldwide Business Models of an Emerging Global Medium edited by Louisa S. Ha & Richard J. Ganahl, III. (Chapter 17, pp.335-356.) Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [Amazon] (with Morihiro Ogasahara)
The 2007 Robert Picard Award (Broadcast Education Association)
Other articles and survey reports
2020 Public Awareness and Social Impact of Novel Cronavirus in Japan [Link]
2020 新型コロナウィルスへの人々の対策行動―アンケート調査結果から [Link]
2020 新型コロナウィルスへの人々の対策行動(続) [Link]
2020 新型コロナウイルスへの人々の対策行動と意識―Beat! COVID-19(打倒新型コロナウイルス)プロジェクト第一次報告書 [Link]
Books (editor, in Japanese)
2019 The Images between Japan, China and South Korea and Popular Culture, Akashi Shoten, Tokyo. (Nichukan no sougo imeiji to popyura karuchya)
2008 Media and Industry in China in the Globalized Era, Akashi Shoten, Tokyo.
2003 The Diffusion Process of Informatization, Gakubunsha, Tokyo. (Johoka no fukyukatei)
2001 Japanese Mass Cultures in East Asia (editor), Sososha, Tokyo. (Higashi azia no nippon taisyuu bunka)
Editorial board member
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (Sage Publicatoins)
Mobile Media & Communication (Sage Publications)