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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, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, and East Asia

Publications and Media Placements

  • "Two explanations for the paucity of cyber-military, cross-domain operations," Journal of Cybersecurity, Vol 8, No.1 (2022).
  • "Explaining Cyberspace Dynamics in the COVID Era," Global Studies Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 3 (July 2022).
  • "Assessing Japan's cybersecurity policy: Change and continuity from 2017 to 2020," Journal of Cyber Policy, (2022).
  • "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).

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