Kyoko Kuwahara

Research Fellow at The Japan Institute of International Affairs.
E-mail: kyoko.kuwahara[at]jiiaorjp

JIIA Projects

Public Diplomacy Related Studies, Disinformation Campaigns Related Studies

Research Interests

Public diplomacy, political warfare, soft power, sharp power, strategic communications, media, public opinions, disinformation campaigns


2017 M.A., Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University
2017 Completed, Graduate Minor Programs & Graduate Program for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Osaka University

Professional Experience

2022-present Senior Research Fellow, Keio Research Institute at SFC, Keio University
2022-present Visiting Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI)
2019-present Research Fellow, Japan Institution of International Affairs (JIIA)
2019-present Research Fellow, Institute for Future Engineering (IFENG)
2019-present Specially Appointed Assistance Professor, Kyoto University, Resilience Practice Unit
2018-2019 Official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Office for Strategic Communication Hub, Minister’s Secretariat
2017-2018 Research Fellow, International Peace and Security Department, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation