Daisuke TSUJI

Associate Professor,
of Sociology of Communication,
in the Graduate School of Human Sciences,
at Osaka University.

Born 1965, in Osaka, Japan.
Japanese national.

Research interests

communication studies, quantitative research on media/internet uses and effects, youth studies, pragmatics, analytical philosophy of fiction.

Contact information

Graduate Shool of Human Sciences, Osaka University,
1-2 Yamadaoka, Suita Osaka 565-0871, JAPAN
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Educational background
April 1981 – March 1984  
Mikunigaoka Senior High School, Osaka Japan
April 1984 – March 1988  
Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan (BA in psychology)
April 1992 – March 1995  
Graduate School of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Japan (MA in sociology)
Employment history
April 1988 – July 1991  
Copy Writer, Creative Division, Hakuhodo Inc., Japan
June 1997 – March 1999  
Research Associate, Institute of Socio-Information and Communication Studies, University of Tokyo, Japan
April 1999 – March 2002  
Full-time Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University, Japan
April 2002 – March 2007  
Associate Professor, Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University, Japan
April 2007 – present  
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Japan

( affiliate appointments )

April 1998 – March 1999  
Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University, Japan
April 1998 – March 1999  
Lecturer, College of Humanities and Science, Nihon University, Japan
April – September 2000  
Lecturer, School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
April 2000 – March 2001  
Lecturer, Faculty of International Communication, Hannan University, Japan
April 2002 – March 2003  
Academic Visitor, Japan Research Centre, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom
April 2005 – March 2003  
Lecturer, Broadcasting Department, Osaka University of Arts, Japan
October 2006 – September 2008  
Lecturer, Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University, Japan
April 2007 – March 2008  
Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University, Japan