Dr. Stephen Nagy is a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute and is a senior associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the International Christian University. Concurrently, he is a Research fellow at 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. Additionally, Dr. Nagy served as 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 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 “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.