Mitsuru Fukuda, from Japan, is an Associate Professor of Journalism at the Nihon University College of Law in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Fukuda received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the School of Humanities and Sociology at the University of Tokyo, Japan, and his research interests include security studies, risk management for counterterrorism, disaster management, and media studies. Dr. Fukuda’s research at Columbia will focus on security studies, intelligence, terrorism and counter-terrorism, media coverage of terrorism, and the balance between security and freedom.