Researcher Database

KOBAYASHI Koji

Center for Glocal Strategy Associate Professor
Last Updated :2020/08/01

Researcher Information

Affiliation

    Center for Glocal Strategy

Job Title

  • Associate Professor

Research funding number

  • 20881444

ORCID ID

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Sociology
  • Humanities & social sciences / Business administration

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2020/02 - Today  Lincoln UniversityDepartment of Tourism, Sport and SocietyAdjunct Senior Lecturer
  • 2019/07 - 2020/01  Lincoln UniversityDepartment of Tourism, Sport and SocietySenior Lecturer
  • 2014/03 - 2019/06  Lincoln UniversityDepartment of Tourism, Sport and SocietyLecturer
  • 2013/02 - 2013/12  University of SuwonCollege of Physical EducationVisiting Assistant Professor

Education

  • 2008/02 - 2013/05  University of Otago  School of Physical Education  Sociology of Sport
  • 2005/09 - 2007/12  University of Memphis  Department of Health and Sport Sciences  Sport and Leisure Commerce
  • 1998/04 - 2002/03  Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts  Liberal Arts  Liberal Arts

Published Papers

Books etc

  • authored by Roslyn Kerr; Koji Kobayashi; edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti (Chapter 8: Learning Through Rugby, Migration and a Professional Career: A Case of a Male Rugby Player)Routledge 2019/02 9781138086418 x, 188 p. 99-112
  • Sports Volunteers Around the Globe: Meaning and Understanding of Volunteering and its Societal Impact
    authored by Richar; K. Wright; Koji Kobayashi; edited by Kirstin Hallmann; Sheranne Fairley (Chapter 14: New Zealand)Springer 2018/12 vi, 310 151-164
  • authored by Koji Kobayashi; edited by Roland Robertson; Didem Buhari-Gulmez (Chapter 12: Taking Japan Seriously Again: The Cultural Economy of Glocalization and Self-Orientalization)Ashgate 2016/01 9781138346901 xii, 218 p. 193-210

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Neoliberalism Without Guarantees: Labour, Education and Sport in Japan
    Koji Kobayashi; Steven J. Jackson
    International Sociology of Sport Association World Congress  2019/04  Dunedin  International Sociology of Sport Association
  • ‘Taming Lions in the Land of the Long White Cloud’: Exploring the Legacies and Lessons Learned from Hosting Two ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Sport Tourism Experiences
    Richard K. Wright; Kelly MaCallum; Koji Kobayashi; Willem Coetzee
    Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference  2018/11  Adelaide  Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Sports Hubs: A Catalyst for Changes in Community Sport Delivery
    Peter Burley; Koji Kobayashi
    Annual Lincoln University Sport and Recreation Forum  2018/10  Lincoln  Lincoln University
  • From a Charitable Trust to a Social Enterprise: Balancing Social Missions and Economic Imperatives for Community Sport Development in New Zealand
    Koji Kobayashi; Peter Burley; Roslyn Kerr
    Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference  2017/12  Gold Coast  Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • ‘A Champion Sport off the Diamond’: An Investigation of the Interorganisational Structure and Relationships of Softball New Zealand
    Rachel Murphy; Koji Kobayashi
    Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference  2017/11  Gold Coast  Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Governance of Small Sports Clubs in New Zealand: Existing Structures, Processes and Potential Models
    Simon Hill; Roslyn Kerr; Koji Kobayashi
    Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference  2016/11  Auckland  Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Sports Partnerships through ‘Sports Hubs’ in New Zealand
    Koji Kobayashi; Peter Burley; Roslyn Kerr
    Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference  2016/11  Auckland  Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Taking Japan Seriously Again: The Cultural Economy of Glocalisation and Self-Orientalisation
    Koji Kobayashi
    XVIII International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology  2014/07  Yokohama  International Sociological Association
  • Media Representation and the Cultural Politics of Zainichi (Residing-in-Japan) Korean Athletes: A Preliminary Conceptual Analysis
    Koji Kobayashi
    XVIII International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology  2014/07  Yokohama  International Sociological Association
  • Globalization and Cultural Economy: The Roles of Sport Brands
    Koji Kobayashi
    25th International Sport Science Congress of KAHPERD  2013/08  Suwon  Korean Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Globalisation, Corporate Nationalism and Japanese Cultural Intermediaries: Representation of Bukatsu through Nike Advertising at the Global-Local Nexus
    Koji Kobayashi
    International Sociology of Sport Association World Congress  2011/07  Havana  International Sociology of Sport Association
  • Globalisation, Corporate Nationalism and Orientalism: Negotiating Japanese Identity between the East and West within Asics Global Advertising Production
    Koji Kobayashi
    European Association for Sociology of Sport Conference  2011/05  Umeå  European Association for Sociology of Sport
  • Corporate Nationalism and Glocalization of Nike Advertising in Asia
    Koji Kobayashi
    North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Conference  2010/11  San Diego  North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
  • The Transpacific Sport Gaze: Japanese Post-Industrial Management at Asics and Mizuno
    Koji Kobayashi
    International Sociology of Sport Association World Congress  2008/07  Kyoto  International Sociology of Sport Association

MISC

Awards & Honors

  • 2017/12 Lincoln University Excellence in Teaching Award - Innovation in Teaching
     NZL others 
    受賞者: Koji Kobayashi
  • 2013/11 North American Society of the Sociology of Sport Sociology of Sport Journal Outstanding Article Award
     Corporate Nationalism and Glocalization of Nike Advertising in “Asia”: Production and Representation Practice of Cultural Intermediaries USA official_journal 
    受賞者: Koji Kobayashi
  • 2012/05 Division of Sciences, University of Otago List of Exceptional Ph.D. Theses
     Globalisation, Corporate Nationalism and Japanese Identity: Advertising Production and Signifying Practices of Nike and Asics NZL others 
    受賞者: Koji Kobayashi
  • 2011/05 European Association for Sociology of Sport Young Researcher’s Award
     Globalisation, Corporate Nationalism and Orientalism: Negotiating Japanese Identity between the East and West within Asics Global Advertising Production SWE international_society 
    受賞者: Koji Kobayashi
  • 2010/11 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Barbara Brown Student Paper Award
     Corporate Nationalism and Glocalization of Nike Advertising in Asia: Work Roles and Practices of Cultural Intermediaries at the Global-Local Nexus USA international_society 
    受賞者: Koji Kobayashi
  • 2010/07 International Sociology of Sport Association Graduate Paper Award
     Globalisation, Corporate Nationalism and Nike Advertising: Representing Bukatsu to Negotiate the Global/Local Nexus in Japan CUB international_society 
    受賞者: Koji Kobayashi

Committee Membership

  • 2019/01 - Today   International Association for Communication and Sport   Editorial Board for Communication and Sport (peer-reviewed academic journal)
  • 2018/01 -2019/12   Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand)   Executive Committee of Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand)
  • 2019/02 -2019/04   International Sociology of Sport Association   Local Organising Committee for the 2019 International Sociology of Sport Association World Congress
  • 2017/02 -2017/06   North American Society for the Sociology of Sport   Sociology of Sport Journal 2016 Outstanding Article Award Committee

Social Contribution

  • Date (from-to) : 2018/02/01-Today
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Asia Media Centre (part of Asia New Zealand Foundation)
    Asia Media Centre's website
  • New Zealand Recreation Association Regional Committee – Canterbury / Northern South Island Region
    Date (from-to) : 2015/02/01-2020/01/31
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : New Zealand Recreation Association Regional Committee – Canterbury / Northern South Island Region
  • Member of Sports Hub Steering Group
    Date (from-to) : 2017/01/01-2018/12/31
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Sport New Zealand

Academic Contribution

  • Exerminer of a Master’s thesis (Shifting the wellbeing of females: the lived experiences of young women in New Zealand)
    Date (from-to) :2020
    Type: Review
    Organizer, responsible person: Lincoln University
  • Reviewer of conference abstracts
    Date (from-to) :2016/07/01-2019/11/30
    Type: Academic society etc
    Organizer, responsible person: Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Examiner of a Master’s thesis (Parents’ Discursive Accounts of Their Children’s Participation in Rugby League)
    Date (from-to) :2019
    Type: Review
    Organizer, responsible person: Lincoln University
  • Examiner of a Master’s thesis (National Sport Organisation Responses to Independent Reviews)
    Date (from-to) :2019
    Type: Review
    Organizer, responsible person: University of Otago
  • Exerminer of a Master’s dissertation (The Approaches to Classifying Surf Breaks in New Zealand)
    Date (from-to) :2018
    Type: Review
    Organizer, responsible person: Lincoln University
  • Examiner of an Honour’s dissertation (Making Sacrifices for the Game: A Case Study of Pre-Elite Athletes)
    Date (from-to) :2017
    Type: Review
    Organizer, responsible person: Lincoln University
  • Examiner of a Master’s thesis (The Impact of Modernising Netball Umpiring at Community and Development Levels)
    Date (from-to) :2015
    Type: Review
    Organizer, responsible person: University of Otago

Others

  • 2020/04 - Today Member of Regular Meetings for Glocal Education Division, Center for Glocal Strategy, Otaru University of Commerce


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