Research Interests

International/ethnic conflict, Asian security, methodology.


Dr Suzuki is currently interested in the public’s influence on war and Bayesian inference. He has been affiliated as a Research Fellow with the IICRR since 2016, while he is currently an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin. He was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute from 2016 to 2018. He obtained his PhD from the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University in 2015. He also received a teaching certificate from the Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute in 2017.

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Selected Publications:

  • Suzuki, Akisato. 2018 (online) / 2019 (print). “Ethnicity, Political Survival, and the Exchange of Nationalist Foreign Policy.” International Interactions 45 (1): 54-79.
  • Suzuki, Akisato. 2018. “Audience Costs, Domestic Economy and Coercive Diplomacy.” Research and Politics 5 (3): 1-7.
  • Suzuki, Akisato. 2017 (online) / 2019 (print). “The Nationalist Interpretation of Nuclear Deterrence: Evidence from the Kargil War.” International Politics: 56 (1): 70–86.
  • Suzuki, Akisato, Peter McCrossan, and David Doyle. 2017 (online) / 2018 (print). “Irish Political Science in Ireland and Abroad: Publications in Major Journals (1999-2014).” European Political Science 17 (1): 10-31.
  • Breen, Michael, Robert Gillanders, Gemma McNulty, and Akisato Suzuki. 2016 (online) / 2017 (print). “Gender and Corruption in Business.” Journal of Development Studies 53 (9): 1486-1501.
  • Suzuki, Akisato. 2015. “Is More Better or Worse? New Empirics on Nuclear Proliferation and Interstate Conflict by Random Forests.” Research and Politics 2 (2): 1-7.
  • Suzuki, Akisato, and Neophytos Loizides. 2011. “Escalation of Interstate Crises of Conflictual Dyads: Greece-Turkey and India-Pakistan.” Cooperation and Conflict 46 (1): 21-39.
  • Suzuki, Akisato. 2011. “Partition and Conflict Transformation in India-Pakistan and Cyprus.” Federal Governance 8 (2): 54-62.