Comparative Politics, Southeast Asian Politics, East Asian Politics


Nicolaos Catsis received his BA (2007), MA (2009), and Phd (2014) in Political Science from Temple University. His dissertation focused on the impact of colonial administrations on post-independence policy preferences in Southeast Asia. His research since has focused on Japan's changing security role in the Pacific, as well as the use of developmental aid as a strategic tool in Southeast Asia.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • In Progress

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Foreign Governments
  • War and Peace
  • East Asia and the United States
  • Research Preparation: The state and Development