Dr Kei Koga is Assistant Professor at the Public Policy and Global Affairs Programme, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). His research focuses on International Relations theory, International Security, International Institutions, and East Asian security, including the transformation of the United States’ (US) bilateral security networks and ASEAN-led institutions in the Indo-Pacific region. He was visiting fellow at Center for Strategic and International Studies in 2017; a Japan-US Partnership Fellow at the Research Institute for Peace and Security, Tokyo, from 2012 to 2014; Postdoctoral Fellow in the International Studies Program, The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, from 2012 to 2013; a Vasey Fellow at the Pacific Forum CSIS in from 2009 to 2010; and RSIS-MacArthur visiting associate fellow at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), NTU, in 2010.
He has published on topics that include East Asian security, the US and Japanese foreign policies, the US-Japan alliance and ASEAN. His recent publication includes a book, Reinventing Regional Security Institutions in Asia and Africa (Routledge 2017); Japan’s “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” Strategy: Tokyo’s Tactical Hedging and the Implications for ASEAN (Contemporary Southeast Asia, 2019); The Concept of “Hedging” Revisited: The Case of Japan’s Foreign Policy Strategy in East Asia’s Power Shift (International Studies Review, 2018); and ASEAN’s Evolving Institutional Strategy: Managing Great Power Politics in South China Sea Disputes (Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2018). His current book project is Managing Great Power Politics: ASEAN, Institutional Strategy, and South China Sea. He received his PhD in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Dr Kei Koga
AssisProfessor, Public Policy and Global Affairs Programme, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore