Robert Thomson

After completing an MA in media and communications, Robert Thomson is now a PhD student at the Department of Behavioral Science at Hokkaido University, in northern Japan. His research interests lie at the intersection of cross-cultural psychology and cyber-behavior. Specifically, he conducts multi-country studies exploring predictors of self-expression on social network sites. His aim is to uncover culture-specific challenges and opportunities relating to social capital and online connectivity between people. Connect with Robert at