Profile of Dr. Shoko Kiyohara


Shoko Kiyohara

Associate Professor, School of Information and Communication プロフィール_M5T0071

Meiji University

1-1 Kanda-Surugadai Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo 101-8301 JAPAN

She received a doctorate in law from Keio University in 2007, and teaches Information and Communication Policy at Meiji University.
Prior to this, she worked for InfoCom Research as a researcher, and Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo
as an assistant professor. She was a Fulbright Dissertation Fellow at Georgetown University in 2005.
Funded by Ohira Masayoshi Foundation, she published her dissertation as a book in 2008.
She was an associate member, Information and Communications Council, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication.
She is a visiting researcher at Georgetown University during her sabbatical from Sep.1, 2014.
Also, she was a visiting scholar at APSA Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs from September 2014 to August 2015. She is Abe Fellow from September 2015 to August 2016.  Her research title is “U.S.-Japan Comparative Study on Election Systems in the Internet Age: Internet Election Campaigns and E-voting”.
She has published a co-research book titled Internet Election Campaigns in the United States, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan from Palgrave Macmillan.

Awards and Grants

Received the Telecom Social Science Award for the Telecommunications Policy Process in the contemporary America: A Reform of Universal Service Fund from the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation in March, 2009

Received the research grant from Suntory Foundation in 2009 (Project Leader)

Received the research grant from Hoso Bunka Foundation in 2009 (Project Leader)

Received the Grants-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B) from April 1, 2010 – March 31, 2013 (Research Project Number:22700261)

Received the research grant from Suntory Foundation in 2011 (Project Leader)

Received the research grant from The Murata Science Foundation in 2013 (Project Leader)

Received the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2018 (estimated) (Project Leader) (Research Project Number:26280124)