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 IR theory, International Security, International Institutions, and East Asian security, including the transformation of U.S.-bilateral security networks and ASEAN–led institutions. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Previously, he was visiting fellow at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2017; a Japan-U.S. Partnership Fellow at the Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS), Tokyo, in 2012-2014; Postdoctoral Fellow in the International Studies Program, The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, in 2012-2013, among others.
His recent publications include a book Reinventing Regional Security Institutions in Asia and Africa (Routledge 2017), The Concept of ‘Hedging’ Revisited: The Case of Japan’s Foreign Policy Strategy in East Asia’s Power Shift (International Studies Review (ISA), 2017), and ASEAN’s Evolving Institutional Strategy: Managing Great Power Politics in South China Sea Disputes (Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2018). He is currently working on his book Managing Great Power Politics: ASEAN, Institutional Strategy, and South China Sea.