The operations of the Hitachi Center are managed by its Director and Deputy Director.

Carolyn Gideon, Director
Assistant Professor of International Communication
and Technology Policy

Jenny Aker, Deputy Director
Professor of Development Economics

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

Research Assistants

  • Anuradha Herur
  • Maalana Hislop
  • Masrura Oishi


  • Roxanne Collins

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.