Dr. Stephen Nagy

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

Dr. Stephen Nagy is originally from Calgary, Alberta. He received his PhD in International Relation/Studies from Waseda University in 2008. His main affiliation is professor at the International Christian University, Tokyo. He is also a fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI); a visiting fellow with the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA); a senior fellow at the MacDonald Laurier Institute (MLI); a senior fellow with the Asia Pacific Foundation, Canada; and a senior fellow with the East Asia Security Centre (EASC). He also serves as the Director of Policy Studies for the Yokosuka Council of Asia Pacific Studies (YCAPS) spearheading their Indo-Pacific Policy Dialogue series. He was formerly a member of the Canadian National Disabled Ski Team, he loves cooking and has a nachos and spicy cuisine addiction.

He is currently working on middle power approaches to great power competition in the Indo-Pacific, Canadian foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific and Sino-Japanese relations. His latest publications include:

  • Nagy, S.R. and Indu Saxena. 2024. Southeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific Construct. Nova Science Publishers. DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/ONAR0813
  • Nagy, S.R. 2024, “Taiwan’s Pivotal Role in Supply Chains in the Indo-Pacific: Protecting a Global Public Good,” in Policy Perspectives, Canadian Global Affairs Institute, February 27th, 2024, (https://www.cgai.ca/taiwans_pivotal_role_in_supply_chains_in_the_indo_pacific_protecting_a_global_public_good)
  • Nagy, S.R. 2024, “The Global South and the Liberal International Order: Conceptual Challenges and Structural Limitations,” IN DEFENSE OF THE LIBERAL INTERNATIONAL ORDER, Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Kajima Institute for International Peace and the Prospect Foundation, Jagannath Panda (ed), February 14, 2024 (https://isdp.eu/content/uploads/2024/02/In-Defense-of-the-Liberal-International-Order-OneFile-16-February.pdf)
  • Nagy, S. R. 2021. “Sino-Japanese Reactive Diplomacy as seen through the Interplay of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Vision (FOIP).” China Report: 1–15.
  • Nagy, S. R. 2020. “Quad-Plus? Carving out Canada’s Middle Power Role.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs. Special Issue. Quad Plus: Form versus Substance, vol. 3, no. 5: 179–195.
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