Our Director

The Hitachi Center is managed by Director Josephine Wolff.

Josephine Wolff is an associate professor of cybersecurity policy and has been at The Fletcher School at Tufts University since 2019.

Her research interests include liability for cybersecurity incidents, international Internet governance, cyber-insurance, cybersecurity workforce development, and the economics of information security.

Her first book “You’ll See This Message When It Is Too Late: The Legal and Economic Aftermath of Cybersecurity Breaches” was published by MIT Press in 2018. Her second book “Cyberinsurance Policy: Rethinking Risk in an Age of Ransomware, Computer Fraud, Data Breaches, and Cyberattacks” will be published by MIT Press in 2022. Her writing on cybersecurity has also appeared in Slate, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and Wired. Prior to joining Fletcher, she was an assistant professor of public policy at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a fellow at the New America Cybersecurity Initiative and Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

The Executive Board

The activities of the Hitachi Center benefit greatly from the advice and support of the Executive Board.
  • Mr. Kenichiro Mizoguchi, Chairman
  • Dr. Jenny Aker
  • Dr. Carolyn Gideon
  • Mr. Toshiaki Kuzuoka
  • Dr. Shinsuke Tanaka
  • Professor Joel Trachtman
  • Professor Kimberly Wilson

Current Faculty Fellow: Jonathan Donner

Jonathan Donner is Senior Director for Research at Caribou Digital.

For two decades, Jonathan has conducted research on digital transformation in emerging markets and developing economies, on topics including Microenterprise Development, Digital Financial Services, Citizen Journalism, Mobile Health, Digital Identity, and Youth & New Media.

Research Manager: Anuradha Herur

Anu graduated with a MALD in technology policy and human security from The Fletcher School.

She works on issues related to disinformation, free speech, and content moderation.

She previously worked as a lawyer and a journalist. Anu is passionate about freedom of expression, and media freedom around the world. 

Research Assistants

  • Lilly Lee
  • Devon Fitzgerald
  • Rose Fusco
  • Izabella Nickel


  • Lupita Ervin

Associated Faculty

A number of members of The Fletcher School’s faculty are engaged in activities relating to technology, economic integration, and their role in international relations.