Mark S. Cogan

Mark S. Cogan is an Associate professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan. His research interests include Southeast Asia and the broader Indo-Pacific region, security studies, peacebuilding, counterterrorism, and human rights. He is a former communications specialist with the United Nations, serving in Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East. Follow him on X: @markscogan.