Atsushi Tago left PRIO in 2022. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
Professor of International Relations at the School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
By Kristine Eck, Sophia Hatz, Charles Crabtree & Atsushi Tago in Journal of Politics
By Tetsuro Kobayashi(ed.) & Atsushi Tago(eds.)
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 PLOS ONE
Journal Article in Social Science Quarterly
Journal Article in Journal of Peace Research
Journal Article in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
Journal Article in International Interactions
Atsushi Tago, Professor of Political Science at the Kobe University School of Law, has been appointed PRIO Global Fellow. Tago will continue to work closely with Håvard Nygård and other researchers in the Conditions for Violence and Peace department at PRIO.