Former VOSON Lab student and team member Kyosuke Tanaka, has recently graduated with a Ph.D. from the Media, Technolgy, and Society program at Northwestern University. His dissertation was titled "The Origins of Cognitive and Action Errors in Communication Networks". Kyosuke's Ph.D. advisor is Prof. Noshir Contractor.
Kyosuke is a member of the Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) Research Group at Northwestern. The image on the left displays the SONIC Research group, 2021 (Prof Noshir Contractor and Kyosuke).
Before commencing his Ph.D., Kyosuke was an ANU Master of Social Research (Advanced) student (2013-2015), and Prof. Robert Ackland was his thesis advisor. At that time, he was a research assistant to the VOSON Lab, and co-authored the background report titled "Development Impact of Social Media" for the World Bank's World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends.
The photo below displays the VOSON Lab team and affiliates, ANU, July, 2015 (Ian Wood, Rob Ackland, Tim Graham, and Kyosuke). At that time, Kyosuke was working at the VOSON Lab and in his Master's thesis.
Kyosuke has been appointed a three-year postdoc position, in the School of Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University (Denmark).