Room: Luddy Hall Auditorium (Rm 1106)
Speaker: Professor Mikihito Tanaka, Waseda University, Japan
Bio: Mikihito Tanaka is Professor of Science and Media Studies in the Journalism Course at the Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University, Japan. He earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Tokyo, and has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist. Currently, he carries out research related to issues between science and society, mass/social media, and science journalism with using both qualitative (e.g. critical discourse analysis) and quantitative (e.g. content analysis, social network analysis, natural language processing) methods. He is a founding member and research manager of the Science Media Centre of Japan (SMCJ).