Satoru Nagao

Fellow (Non-Resident)

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At A Glance:

Satoru Nagao is a fellow at Hudson Institute, based in Tokyo, Japan.

Biography

Dr. Satoru Nagao is a fellow (non-resident) at Hudson Institute, based in Tokyo, Japan. From December 2017 through November 2020, he was a visiting fellow at Hudson Institute, based in Washington, DC.

Dr. Nagao's primary research area is US-Japan-India security cooperation. He was awarded his PhD by Gakushuin University in 2011 for his thesis, "India's Military Strategy," the first such research thesis on this topic in Japan. Gakushuin University is a premier institution from which members of the Japanese Imperial Family have also graduated.

Dr. Nagao holds numerous other research positions, including director at the International Security Industry Council, senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, specially-appointed research fellow at the Japan Forum on International Relations, research fellow at the Institute for Future Engineering (strategy, defense policy), lecturer at Gakushuin University, associate at the Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies, research fellow at the Security and Strategy Research Institute for Japan, senior fellow at the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka, senior research fellow of the Indian Military Review, and visiting fellow (Indo-Pacific) and honorary convenor at the Japan of Tillotoma Foundation in India.

Dr. Nagao was a visiting scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in Washington DC. He worked previously as a research fellow at the Tokyo Foundation and the Ocean Policy Research Foundation in Tokyo, as a post-doctoral fellow at the Research Institute for Oriental Cultures at Gakushuin University, and as a lecturer at Gakushuin University, Aoyama-Gakuin University and Komazawa University. He was also a security analyst at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and a first lieutenant of the Japan Ground Self Defense Forces (Japanese Army).

Dr. Nagao has authored numerous books and articles on security issues, and he also contributes to the column, "Age of Japan-India 'Alliance'" at Nikkei Business, the journal of one of Japan’s leading newspapers.

Events
21
February 2020
Past Event
Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the U.S. and Like-Minded Countries
Featured Speakers:
Patrick Cronin
Richard Heydarian
John Lee
Satoru Nagao
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
21
February 2020
Past Event
Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the U.S. and Like-Minded Countries

The Indo-Pacific remains a critical part of the global competition for dominance between the United States and China. Join Hudson Institute for a conv

Friday 11:30 - 1:15PM
Featured Speakers:
Patrick Cronin
Richard Heydarian
John Lee
Satoru Nagao
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
26
November 2019
Past Event
Countering China in the Indo-Pacific
Featured Speakers:
Dhruva Jaishankar
Liselotte Odgaard
Satoru Nagao
Satu Limaye
Richard Heydarian
26
November 2019
Past Event
Countering China in the Indo-Pacific

Hudson Institute will host an event to discuss the latest developments of the growing competition between the U.S. and China in the Indo-Pacific.

The

Tuesday 11:30 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Dhruva Jaishankar
Liselotte Odgaard
Satoru Nagao
Satu Limaye
Richard Heydarian
16
November 2018
Past Event
Implications of U.S.-China Tensions in the Indo-Pacific
Featured Speakers:
Vice Admiral Yoji Koda (Ret.)
Bryan McGrath
Aparna Pande
Satoru Nagao
Arthur Herman (Moderator)
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16
November 2018
Past Event
Implications of U.S.-China Tensions in the Indo-Pacific

Experts discuss the South China Sea

Friday 12:00 - 1:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Vice Admiral Yoji Koda (Ret.)
Bryan McGrath
Aparna Pande
Satoru Nagao
Arthur Herman (Moderator)
20
April 2018
Past Event
China's Growing Influence in the Indian Ocean: Implications for the U.S. and Its Regional Allies
Featured Speakers:
Jonas Parello-Plesner (Moderator)
Toshi Yoshihara
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera
Aparna Pande
Satoru Nagao
Construction of the China Maldives Friendship Bridge, February 8, 2018
20
April 2018
Past Event
China's Growing Influence in the Indian Ocean: Implications for the U.S. and Its Regional Allies

Joans Parello-Plesner, Toshi Yoshihara, Aparna Pande, Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, Satoru Nagao discuss policy issues in the Indian Ocean

Friday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Construction of the China Maldives Friendship Bridge, February 8, 2018
Featured Speakers:
Jonas Parello-Plesner (Moderator)
Toshi Yoshihara
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera
Aparna Pande
Satoru Nagao