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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. 2018/01~ Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) Link
2. 2018/09~ Visiting Fellow, Japan Institute for International Affairs Link
3. 2019/01~ Honorary Research Fellow, Bond University, Australia, East Asia Security Centre (EASC) Link
4. 2017/12~2020/12 Distinguish Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation, Canada Link
■ #Present Specialized Fields
国際関係論, 政治学, 地域研究 (Key Word:インド太平洋地域における国際関係、日中関係、日・米・中関係、インド太平洋地域地域統合、NTS) 
■ 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. 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
2. Article Indo-Pacific Resilience, Prosperity and Stability: Canada’s Capabilities-led Approach to Strategic Free and Open Indo-Pacific Engagement Policy Perspective, Canadian Global Affairs Institute  (Single) 2021/03
3. Article Sino-Japanese Reactive Diplomacy as Seen Through the Interplay of the Belt Road Initiative (BRI) and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Vision (FOIP) China Report 57(1),pp.7-21 (Single) 2021/02 Link
4. Article Japan’s most consequential, lucky, and divisive post-WW2 leader Melbourne Asia Review 2020(5),pp.1-11 (Single) 2021/01 Link
5. Article Quad-Plus? Carving out Canada’s Middle Power Role Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs 3(5),pp.179-195 (Single) 2020/12 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2021/03/03 Indo-Pacific Resilience, Prosperity and Stability: Canada’s Capabilities-led Approach to Strategic Free and Open Indo-Pacific Engagement (SUPPORT US Canadian and Japanese FOIP Visions: Purpose, Form, and Practice) Link
2. 2020/12/21 ”Neo-Middle Power Diplomacy” in the Age of Power Transition Link
3. 2020/12/20 Japan's Hong Kong Conundrum, the future of Hong Kong and the "China Dream" (Questioning the Idea of a "Small Nation" in East Asian Contexts) Link
4. 2020/09/03 US Engagement in Southeast Asia (Southeast Asia: A strategic region for competition and power rivalry) Link
5. 2020/07/22 Debating Neo-Middle Power Diplomacy (Association of Asian Scholars Webinar Series: Session 11) 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. 2021/03 China Brief, Canada West Foundation March 9th, 2021 Link
2. 2021/02 Nagy, S.R. 2021. "RESOLVED: Japan Should Increase Pressure to Support Democracy in Hong Kong," in Debating Japan Vol. 4 Issue 1. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). February 25th, 2021. (https://www.csis.org/analysis/resolved-japan-should-increase-pressure-support-democracy-hong-kon)g Link
3. 2021/02 Nagy, S.R. 2021. "Japan’s Indo-Pacific vision is a template for Canada," in The Japan Times. February 25th, 2021. (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2021/02/25/commentary/japan-commentary/covid-19-indo-pacific-china-canada-foip/) Link
4. 2021/02 Nagy, S.R. and M. Cogan. 2021. "PacNet #8 – Rebooting the UN-US Partnership: Global Goals Require Indo-Pacific Focus," PacNet, Pacific Forum. February, 8th, 2021. (https://pacforum.org/publication/pacnet-8-rebooting-the-un-us-partnership-global-goals-require-indo-pacific-focus) Link
5. 2021/01 Nagy, S.R. 2021 "How will Biden deal with China?Japan-China ties," in The Japan Times. January 23rd, 2021. Link
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