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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~ Senior 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 has been a Senior Associate Professor at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the International Christian University since September 2014. Concurrently, he is a Senior Fellow at the MacDonald Laurier Institute, a Research fellow the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI); & a Visiting Fellow with the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA). He was selected as a Distinguished Fellow for the Asia Pacific Foundation from 2017-2020.

He serves as the Director of Policy Studies for the Yokosuka Council of Asia Pacific Studies (YCAPS) spear heading their Indo-Pacific Policy Dialogue Series and as a Governor for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ).

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.

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”, & “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.

His consulting work related to the Indo-Pacific includes projects on: CPTPP membership and expansion, on-line extremism in Japan, Sino-Japanese politico-economic relations, and US-Japan-China relations.

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. He 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.
■ #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 COMPREHENSIVE VERSUS PARTIAL POWER: NOT-SO GREAT POWER COMPETITION AND ITS END DESTINATION Analyzing War pp.19-30 (Single) 2021/12 Link
2. Article Asymmetric Interdependence and the Selective Diversification of Supply Chains Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia 20(2) (Collaboration) 2021/12 Link
3. Book Function over Form: Canada’s Bolting-in and Capabilities-led Approach to Quad Plus Engagement Quad Plus and Indo-Pacific The Changing Profile of International Relations  (Collaboration) 2021/12 Link
4. Book Canada and the Indo-Pacific: Contributor, bystander or casualty? MacDonald Laurier Institute  (Collaboration) 2021/10 Link
5. Article AUKUS–Canada Cooperation: From Bystander to Stakeholder Institute Security and Development Policy (ISDP pp.50-59 (Single) 2021/10 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2021/12/04 Function over form: Canada’s bolting-in and capabilities-led approach to Quad Plus engagement (Asia Pacific Conference 2021)
2. 2021/11/27 Towards rules based Sino-Japanese Cooperation? The possibilities and limits of Development Cooperation (2021 東アジア日本研究者協議会 第5回国際学術大会) Link
3. 2021/11/18 Regionalism with Chinese Characteristics vs Institution and rule-based Regionalism: How competition to shape regionalism manifests as friction not cooperation (THE 13TH SOUTH CHINA SEA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “Looking back to a brighter future”)
4. 2021/10/29 Function over form: Canada’s bolting-in and capabilities-led approach to QUAD-plus engagement (16th Defence and Security Economics Workshop/16 ième Atelier en économie de défense et de sécurité)
5. 2021/10/26 Adapting to Shifting Realities in the Indo-Pacific 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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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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Middle power friends at conference co-hosted by the Navel War Collage and Bind University, Austalia
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My graduate students in a post conference celebration
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My graduate students and I attending a conference at Asia Pacific University
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■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
40746682
■ researchmap "Other"
1. 2021/12 Nagy, S.R. "U.S. must rethink its approach to a flexible and inclusive Indo-Pacific." in The Nikkei Asia. December 14th, 2021. (https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/U.S.-must-rethink-its-approach-to-a-flexible-and-inclusive-Indo-Pacific) Link
2. 2021/12 Nagy, S.R. "Xi's absence provides Japan with a diplomatic window of opportunity," in The Japan Times. December 13th, 2021. (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2021/12/13/commentary/japan-diplomatic-window/) Link
3. 2021/12 Nagy, S.R. "TAIWAN IN JAPAN’S SECURITY PUZZLE: ABE’S 'UNCONTROVERSIAL' TAIWAN STATEMENT," in The 9DASHLINE. December 8th, 2021. (https://www.9dashline.com/article/taiwan-in-japans-security-puzzle-abes-uncontroversial-taiwan-statement-nbsp) Link
4. 2021/12 Nagy, S. R. "China-ASEAN ties: Are they stronger and healthier?" in The Japan Times. December 8th, 2021. (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2021/12/08/commentary/world-commentary/china-asean-relations/) Link
5. 2021/11 Nagy, S.R. 2021. "Did the Biden-Xi virtual summit accomplish anything?" in The Japan Times, November 18th, 2021. (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2021/11/18/commentary/japan-commentary/biden-xi-summit/) Link
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■ External Researcher ID
orcID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1533-2927