Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance
Norichika Kanie is a professor at the Graduate School of Media Governance, Keio University. Before joining Keio, he had tenure positions at Tokyo Institute of Technology and The University of Kitakyushu, and was a Marie Curie Incoming International Fellow of the European Commission and Visiting Professor at SciencesPo, Paris (2009-2010). He serves various committees and steering groups, including: Earth Commissioner, Earth Commission of Global Commons Alliance (https://earthcommission.org/); SDGs Promotion Round-Table in the SDGs Promotion Headquarters, the Government of Japan; Local Government SDGs Promotion Evaluation and Study Group, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan. In the process making the SDGs, he was the project leader of the "Project on Sustainability Transformation beyond 2015 (POST2015)", a large transdisciplinary project involving a hundred of researchers to provide inputs into the SDGs negotiation process, supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. His recent publications include, “Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation” (2017, MIT Press, co-edited with Frank Biermann), “SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)” (2020, Chuo Koron Shinsha (in Japanese)). He received Ph.D. in Media and Governance from Keio University (2001).