Stephen R. Nagy is originally from Calgary, Canada. In December 2017, he was selected as a Distinguished Fellow at Canada's Asia Pacific Foundation (APF) and an appointed China expert with Canada’s China Research Partnership. He also holds fellowship positions with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) and the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA). Concurrently, Stephen is a Senior Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the International Christian University, Tokyo. He was selected for the 2018 CSIS AILA Leadership Fellowship in Washington.