Motohiro Tsuchiya

Professor, Graduate School of Media and GovernanceKeio University


Motohiro TSUCHIYA is a professor of Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio University in Japan and Deputy Director at Keio Global Research Institute (KGRI). Prior to joining the Keio faculty, he was associate professor at Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), International University of Japan. He was a member of the Council on Security and Defense Capabilities at Prime Minister's Office and was engaged in drafting the 2018 National Defense Program Guidelines of the Japanese government. He is interested in the impact of the information revolution on international relations; global governance and information technologies; and cyber security. He authored Cyber Terror (Tokyo: Bungeishunju, 2012, in Japanese), Cyber Security and International Relations (Tokyo: Chikura Shobo, 2015, in Japanese), and co-authored more than 30 books including Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2012, in English) and Information Governance in Japan: Towards a New Comparative Paradigm (SVNJ eBook series, Kindle Edition, 2016). He earned his BA in political science, MA in international relations, and Ph.D. in media and governance from Keio University.

Award Information

Abe Fellowship 2000

Assistant Professor, Center for Global CommunicationsInternational University of Japan

Global Encryption Policy and the Role of the Internet Community: Why did the U.S. Government Eliminate Export Regulation of Encryption Software?