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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

Adapting to Win: How Insurgents Fight and Defeat Foreign States in War (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015); “What Democratization, Trade Expectations, and Military Power All Mean for the Future of Sino-US Relations,” Asian Security, Vol. 13, No. 1 (2017); “Strategy and Grand Strategy for the Future of Asia,” Asian Survey, Vol. 55, No. 6 (Nov/Dec 2015); “Great Power Politics in the Asia Pacific: Scenarios and Strategies between China and the United States,” Harvard Asia Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 3 and 4 (Spring 2014).

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