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Motohiro TSUCHIYA is professor of Graduate School of Media and Governance 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 served as deputy director of Keio University Global Security Research Institute (G-SEC) from 2009 to 2013, and was an expert member of the Information Security Policy Council (ISPC) of the Japanese government from 2009 to 2013. From March 2014 to February 2015 he was visiting scholar at East-West Center.

He is interested in the impact of the information revolution on 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), Cyber Terror (Tokyo: Bungeishunju, 2012, in Japanese), Cyber Security and International Relations (Tokyo: Chikura Shobo, 2015, in Japanese), and co-authored more than 20 books including Japanese Telecommunications: Market and Policy in Transition (London: Routledge, 2006, in English), Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2012, in English), The Digital Divide: The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective (London: Routledge, 2013, in English), and Pacific Island Regional and International Cooperation: ICT Policy and Development (Honolulu: Social Science Research Institute, University of Hawaii, 2014, in English).

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

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