People

Directors

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
Email: carolyn.gideon@tufts.edu

Jenny Aker, Deputy Director
Professor of Development Economics
Email: jenny.aker@tufts.edu

Executive Board

The activities of the Hitachi Center benefit greatly from the advice and support of the Executive Board.

  • Mr. Hitoshi Shirai, Chairman of Fletcher Hitachi Center, President of Hitachi Research Institute
  • Dr. Jenny Aker
  • Dr. Carolyn Gideon
  • Mr. Toshiaki Kuzuoka, Chairman of Hitachi Research Institute, Senior Vice President and Senior Corporate Officer of Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Dr. Shinsuke Tanaka
  • Dr. Joel Trachtman
  • Ms. Kimberly Wilson
  • Mr. Kenichiro Mizoguchi, General Manager of Hitachi Corporate Office, DC., Hitachi, Ltd.

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.