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Motohiro Tsuchiya

Motohiro Tsuchiya is professor of Graduate School of Media and Governance and deputy director of Global Security Research Institute (G-SEC) at Keio University.

Prior to joining the Keio faculty, he was associate professor at Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), International University of Japan. In 2001 and 2002 he received Fulbright Research Grant of the Japan-U.S. Education Commission and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), and Abe Fellowship of the Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for research in the United States. He researched in Washington, DC, as visiting scholar at Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM), University of Maryland, and at Cyberspace Policy Institute (CPI), George Washington University. From March 2008 to March 2009 he was visiting scholar at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Center for International Studies.

He is interested in the impact of the information revolution and international relations; regulations regarding telecommunications and the Internet; and global governance and information technologies. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Info Journal since spring of 2008. He is also a visiting research fellow at Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) and a special executive researcher at Institute for Information and Communications Policy (IICP) of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

He authored Information and Global Governance (Tokyo: Keio University Press, 2001, in Japanese), Net Politics (Tokyo: Iwanami Publishing, 2003, in Japanese), Network Power (Tokyo: NTT Publishing, 2007, in Japanese), Intelligence and National Security (Tokyo: Keio University Press, 2007, in Japanese), Network Hegemony (Tokyo: NTT Publishing, 2011, in Japanese), and co-authored 20 books including Organizational Design in the Broadband Age (Tokyo: Toyo Keizai Shinpo Sha, 2002, in Japanese), Digital Divide (Tokyo: NTT Publications, 2002, in Japanese) and Japanese Telecommunications: Market and Policy in Transition (London: Routledge, 2006, in English).

He earned his BA in political science, MA in international relations, and Ph.D in media and governance from Keio University.