- Use of force
- Coalitions and alliance networks
- Multilateralism and international law
- Conflict analysis
- Scientific study on public diplomacy
Atsushi Tago left PRIO in 2022. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
PRIO Global Fellow 2017-2022.
Atsushi Tago is a professor of International Relations at the School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University (Ph.D. in Advanced Social and International Studies, University of Tokyo, 2007). He is specialized in a scientific study of international politics.
More specifically, he publishes articles on American use of force (e.g. "Determinants of multilateralism in US use of force: State of economy, election cycle, and divided government" Journal of Peace Research 42:5) and its coalition of the willing (e.g. "When Are Democratic Friends Unreliable? The Unilateral Withdrawal of Troops from the Coalition of the Willing'" Journal of Peace Research 46:2). He also has some works on nuclear proliferation and mass political killing.
Currently, he is a Principle Investigator of the project called CROP-IT (Collaborative Research on Political Information Transmission) funded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and conducts scientific research on Public Diplomacy. His recent study with co-authors appeared in Political Communication ("To Denounce, or Not To Denounce: Survey Experiments on DiplomaticQuarrels"), which also turned into a Washington Post Monkey Cage article in 2016 ("Why Putin and Obama use fighting words when they don’t want to fight"). He was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow from 2017.
Journal Article in Journal of Politics
Journal Article in Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology
Journal Article in Social Science Quarterly
Journal Article in PLOS ONE
Journal Article in Journal of Peace Research
Journal Article in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
Journal Article in International Interactions
PRIO Global Fellow Atsushi Tago has won a JSPS Prize 2019 for his work on “Expansion of the Research Frontiers of the Scientific Study of World Politics from the Perspectives of Non-hegemonic States”.
Atsushi Tago, Professor of Political Science at the Kobe University School of Law, has been appointed PRIO Global Fellow.