Stephen R. Nagy

Stephen R. Nagy

Senior Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University, Tokyo

Stephen R. Nagy is originally from Calgary, Alberta and is currently a Senior Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the International Christian University, Tokyo. Previously he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Japanese Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from December 2009 to January 2014. He obtained his PhD from Waseda University, Japan in International Relations in December 2008.

Stephen was a Senior Fellow, Waseda University's Global Institute for Asian Regional Integration 2009-2012, and is presently an External Member of Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies' International Affairs Research Centre (IARC) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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. Currently he is conducting a long-term research project entitled Perceptions and drivers of Chinese view on Japanese and US Foreign Policy in the Region funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and participating in a book project called Chinese International Relations Theory: As Emerging from Practice and Policy.

He has published widely in peer-reviewed international journals such as China Perspectives, East Asia, the Journal of Asian Politics and History, Strategic Analysis, and the International Studies Review on topics related to trade, nationalism, Japanese maritime security policy, 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 outlets in Japanese and English such as, Nikkei Shinbun, Kyodo News, The New York Times, Diamond OnLine (Japanese), South China Morning Post, The Japan Times, The National, East Asian Forum and Asia & the Pacific Policy Forum on issues facing the region, Stephen also regularly appears on ABC (Australia), BBC, cNBC (U.S./Asia), Channel News Asia, Here and Now, NPR (U.S.), and Al Jazeera for television and radio interviews related to political/ economic and security in East Asian politics and international relations.