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  NAGY, Stephen R.

   Senior Associate Professor

   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1.
Degree Acquisition
Waseda University, Ph.D.
2.
Degree Acquisition
Waseda University, M.A.
3. 1994/05
Degree Acquisition
University of Calgary, Bachelor of Science
■ #Professional Background
1. 2021/10~ Senior Fellow, MacDonald Laurier Institute Link
2. 2018/01~ Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) Link
3. 2018/09~ Visiting Fellow, Japan Institute for International Affairs Link
4. 2019/01~ Honorary Research Fellow, Bond University, Australia, East Asia Security Centre (EASC) Link
5. 2020/04~ Director of Policy Studies, Yokosuka Council for Asia Pacific studies Link
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
International relations, Politics, Area studies (Key Word:International relations of the Indo-Pacific, Sino-Japanese relations, Japan-US-China relations, Indo-Pacific regional integration、regionalism) 
■ Profile
Stephen is a Senior Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the International Christian University. Previously he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Japanese Studies from December 2009 to January 2014. He obtained his PhD from Waseda University, Japan in International Relations in December 2008 and worked as a Research Associate at the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies at Waseda University from October 2007 to November 2009.

His recent funded research projects are “Sino-Japanese Relations in the Wake of the 2012 Territorial Disputes: Investigating changes in Japanese Business’ trade and investment strategy in China” and “Non-traditional security Cooperation in Northeast Asia” and “Human Security Paradigm in Japan: Exploring the Challenges and Possibilities of International Cooperation in Northeast Asia”.

His research interests include international relations of Northeast Asia, Sino-Japanese relations, Asian regional integration and regionalism in Asia, non-traditional security related issues. In conjunction with his research focus on Asian regional integration, in March 2010 he was appointed a Senior Fellow with the Global Institute of Asian Regional Integration (GIARI), Waseda University. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies’ International Affairs Research Centre (IARC) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

For more information: http://www.waseda-giari.jp/index.html
■ #Main Course Titles
Politics and International Relations in China, Regionalism in East Asia, Chinese Foreign Policy: From history to practice, Research Methodology and Design, Introduction to Foreign Policy
■ #Books and Articles
1. Article The Real Pandemic: Strawmen & Worsening Sino-Western Relations Oxford Political Review  (Single) 2021/10 Link
2. Article Canada’s China Challenge: What It Is and Isn’t Policy Perspective, Canadian Global Affairs Institute  (Single) 2021/08 Link
3. Article Why Does Canada Need an Indo-Pacific Strategy as Part of Its Foreign Policy? Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs  (Single) 2021/08 Link
4. Article Canada in the Indo-Pacific Policy Perspective, Canadian Global Affairs Institute: SSP Communique 14(15),pp.1-8 (Single) 2021/05 Link
5. Book Canada Asia–Pacific Relations: Transforming into a Middle Power Indo-Pacific Stakeholder The Palgrave Handbook of Canada in International Affairs  (Collaboration) 2021/05 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2021/08/28 Great Power Politics in Indo-Pacific Region (NIICE International Studies Convention 2021)
2. 2021/08/27 The Geopolitics of COVID-19 Vaccine Diplomacy in Southeast Asia (REGIONAL STRATEGIC AND POLITICAL STUDIES PROGRAMME WEBINAR) Link
3. 2021/08/07 Quad-plus: Canadian and Middle power approaches to Quad engagement (‘Quadrilateral Security Dialogue; Challenges and Way Forward’) Link
4. 2021/06/28 The EU Indo-Pacific Strategy. Will it Work?: Reactions in the Indo-Pacific (The EU Indo-Pacific Strategy. Will it Work?)
5. 2021/06/26 Rising Asia: Opportunities and Challenges that will Shape the Region's Evolution (NIICE Global Conclave) Link
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■ #Lectures
1. 2019/08/08 Japanese-based perspective on Canada's opportunities in the world's third largest economy and what the west needs to do to realize these opportunities (Calgary, Canada)
2. 2019/07/25 Chinese Foreign Policy in an Era of Geo-technological rivalry: Beyond the Trade War and Huawei (Calgary, Canada)
3. 2019/07/16 Converging and Diverging Interest in the Indo-Pacific: Balancing National Interests in an Era of Great Power Rivalry (Vancouver, Canada) Link
4. 2019/07/15 Middle Power Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific (Vancouver, Canada)
5. 2019/05/08 Geoeconomics in Japan's regional strategy (University of Warsaw)
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■ Professional Achievements
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. Stephen is a Senior Associate Professor in March 2017 and works at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the International Christian University since September 2014. Concurrently, he he is a Research fellow the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) and a Visiting Fellow with the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA). Previously he was selected as a Distinguished Fellow for the Asia Pacific Foundation from 2017-2020. Prior to returning to Tokyo, he was an Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from Dec. 2009 -Jan. 2014. He obtained his PhD from Waseda University, Japan in International Relations in Dec. 2008 and worked as a Research Associate at the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies at Waseda University from Oct. 2007 -Nov. 2009. His recent funded research projects are “Sino-Japanese Relations in the Wake of the 2012 Territorial Disputes: Investigating changes in Japanese Business’ trade and investment strategy in China”, and “Perceptions and drivers of Chinese view on Japanese and US Foreign Policy in the Region”. He is currently working on middle power approaches to great power competition in the Indo-Pacific. Stephen provides macro-level geopolitical analysis on trends in the region to businesses, governments and the media. He has published widely in peer-reviewed international journals such as China Perspectives, East Asia, the Journal of Asian Politics and History and the International Studies Review on topics related to trade, nationalism and China-Japan relations. He has also published in think tank and commercial outlets such as the China Economic Quarterly and the World Commerce Review on trade and political risk. In addition to writing in media and policy forms outlets in Japanese and English such as Diamond OnLine, SCMP, the East Asian Forum and Policy-net on issues facing the region, Dr. Stephen R. Nagy is a frequent political/ economic and security commentator on Japan-China-Korea-US relations in Japanese and international media outlet such as the New York Times, BBC, CNN, SCMP, The Japan Times, The National Post, cNBC, Al Jazeera, Channel News Asia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, etc.
■ #Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2014/05~  Chinese perceptions of Japanese Foreign Policy in post Cold War Period  (Key Word : China, Japanese Foreign Policy, Perceptions, Cold War)
2. 2016/05~  Sino-Japanese relations in the 21st Century: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities  (Key Word : Sino-Japanese relations, territorial disputes, trade)
3. 2013/05~2014/01  Sino-Japanese Relations in the Wake of the 2012 Territorial Disputes: Investigating changes in Japanese Business’ trade and investment strategy in China  (Key Word : Sino-Japanese relations, territorial disputes, trade)
4. 2013/01~2014/01  Restoration after 3.11: pain, suffering, memory and trauma  (Key Word : 3/11, non-traditional security cooperation, regionalism)
5. 2011/12~2012/11  “Human Security Paradigm in Japan: Exploring the Challenges and Possibilities of International Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  (Key Word : non-traditional security cooperation, regionalism, human security)
■ #Websites
   Linkedin Profile
■ Works
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Talk at Eurasia Group's G-Zero Next Generation Leaders Council
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Visit to Beijing with students in Young Japanese Leaders Development Project
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Group photo of speakers for the "Symposium on the role of middle power countries in an era of uncertainty" at The Embassy of Canada and the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) of the International Christian University
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Graduate students and I at the Canadian Embassy working together on a Free and Open Indo-Pacific vision report
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Hosting a conference at the Canadian Embassy, Tokyo on Middle Powers
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■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
40746682
■ researchmap "Other"
1. 2021/10 Nagy., S.R. "Japan can teach Canada and other middle powers how to counter China," in Nikkei Asia Review, October 4th, 2021, (https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Japan-can-teach-Canada-and-other-middle-powers-how-to)-counter-China Link
2. 2021/08 Nagy, S.R. 2021. “Afghanistan is not Japan, South Korea or Taiwan : With enduring interests in the region, U.S. Asian allies need not be alarmed over its hasty Afghan withdrawal,” The Japan Times, August 25th, 2021. (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2021/08/24/commentary/japan-commentary/u-s-security-commitments/ Link
3. 2021/08 Nagy, S.R. 2021, "China's reckless hostage diplomacy increases the chances of war," Nikkei Asia, 14th, 2021, (https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/China-s-reckless-hostage-diplomacy-increases-the-chances-of-war) Link
4. 2021/07 Nagy, S.R. 2021. "Canada-China Relations: The Need for Balancing Opportunity and Risk," IAffairs, July 28th, 2021, (https://iaffairscanada.com/2021/canada-china-relations-the-need-for-balancing-opportunity-and-risk/) Link
5. 2021/07 Nagy, S.R. 2021. “Crossing the Rubicon? The deepening of Japan and Taiwan's relationship,” IN The Japan Times, July 23, 2021 (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2021/07/23/commentary/japan-commentary/deepening-japan-taiwan-relations/) Link
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■ #ORCID
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1533-2927