Research Assistant

Rikio Inouye is a Ph.D. student in the international relations subfield with a particular interest in security tensions and management in the Asia-Pacific regions.  His current research includes great power rivalry and vaccine diplomacy, as well as the impact of institutional legitimacy in the global order and hegemonic contestation.

Rikio graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in political science, summa cum laude, and with highest departmental honors.