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Nori Katagiri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Political Science


M.A., Columbia University

M.A., University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

International relations, security studies, East Asia

Publications and Media Placements

  • "Why International Law and Norms Do Little in Preventing Non-State Cyber Attacks," Journal of Cybersecurity, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2021).
  • "From Cyber Denial to Cyber Punishment: What Keeps Japanese Warriors from Active Defense Operations?," Asian Security (2021).
  • "Shinzo Abe's Indo-Pacific Strategy: Japan's Recent Achievement and Future Direction," Asian Security, Vol. 16, No. 2 (2020).
  • "A Critical Assessment of the Asia Rebalance," Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 12, No. 1 (2019).
  • "Insurgency, Lethality, and Target Selection: Abu Sayyaf Group and Jemaah Islamiyah," Small Wars and Insurgencies, Vol. 30, No. 3 (2019).
  • Adapting to Win: How Insurgents Fight and Defeat Foreign States in War (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).

Honors and Awards

Meritorious Civilian Service Award, U.S. Department of the Air Force, 2015; Faculty Award for Research Excellence, Air War College, 2015; Research Grant, US Air Force Institute for National Security Studies, 2015; Young Leaders Fellowship, CSIS Pacific Forum, 2012

Professional Organizations and Associations


Community Work and Service

US Army, US Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force