Masashi Crete-Nishihata

Research Associate

Masashi Crete-Nishihata is a social scientist with a range of research interests related to human computer interaction, information security, and international relations.

During his time at TAG lab he worked on the Digital Life Histories project, which evaluates the psychosocial impacts of lifelogging and digital storytelling technologies on older adults with cognitive impairments.

He is now research manager for the Citizen Lab, at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

His current research focuses on information controls (e.g. Internet censorship and surveillance) and their affect on human rights and international relations. Recent publications include work on multidisciplinary approaches to studying Internet censorship, global governance and the spread of information controls, and information security research ethics.