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Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed


Scartozzi, Cesare M. “Climate-Sensitive Programming in International Security: An Analysis of UN Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions.” International Peacekeeping 29, no. 3 (2022): 488–521. (link)

———. “Climate Change in the UN Security Council: An Analysis of Discourses and Organizational Trends.” International Studies Perspectives 23, no.3 (2022): 290-312. (link)

Ernst, Maximilian, Cesare M. Scartozzi, Ceinwen Thomas, and Yigong Wang. “Chinese Crisis Communication in the Early Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Discourse Analysis of People’s Daily News Articles in Response to Threatening International News Coverage.” Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, (2022). (link)


Scartozzi, Cesare M., Roberto Orsi, Maximilian Ernst, and Henry Martin. “Connecting Northeast Asia: Renewable Energy and Prospects for Cooperation.” Asian Perspective 45, no. 4 (2021): 761-783. (link)

———. “Reframing Climate-Induced Socio-Environmental Conflicts: A Systematic Review.” International Studies Review  23, no. 3 (2021): 696-725. (link)


Scartozzi, Cesare M. “A New Taxonomy for International Relations: Rethinking the International System as a Complex Adaptive System.” Journal on Policy and Complex Systems 4, no. 1 (2018): 109–33. (link)


Scartozzi, Cesare M. “Decolonizing One Petition at the Time: A Review of the Practice of Accepting Petitions and Granting Oral Hearings in the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly.” POLITIKON: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science 34, October (2017): 49–67. (link)

———. “Political Reforms vs. Undemocratic Institutional Arrangements in Hong Kong.” Seoul National University, Journal of International Affairs 2, no. 1 (2017): 2-12. (link)


———. “From Ballistics to Demography: Chinese Population Control Policies in Historical Perspective.” Seoul National University, Journal of International Affairs 1, no. 1 (2016): 25-36.


———. “Assads Strategic Narrative: The Role of Communication in the Syrian Civil War.” Contemporary Review of the Middle East 2, no. 4 (2015): 313–327. (link)

Non Peer Reviewed

Scartozzi, Cesare M., Adam Savelli, and Giulia Caroli. “Climate Finance: Taking Stock of Investments and Opportunities to Sustain Peace.” New Security Beat, July 18, 2022. (link)

Scartozzi, Cesare M. “How Robust Is the Evidence on Climate Security? An Assessment of Confidence Levels in IPCC Reports via the SCIPCC Dashboard.” Policy Brief 129. Tokyo: Toda Peace Institute, June 2022. (link)

———.  “The UN Security Council at a Turning Point: Securitisation or Climatisation?” Global Outlook. 2021. (link)

———.  “Hereditary Politics in Japan: A Family Business,” The Diplomat. February 2017. (link)

———. “Water, the Next Iraqi Problem,” Novasia. Seoul, June 2016.

———. “How to do Counterinsurgency,” Novasia. Seoul, December 2015.

———. “Reinventing Biofuels,” Novasia. Seoul, April 2015.

———. “The New State Nobody Saw Coming,” The Policy Wire. January 27, 2015. (link)

———. “Fishery Escalates Regional Animosity in the East China Sea,” Novasia. Seoul, December 2014.


Scartozzi, Cesare M. “Climate Security in Action: An Analysis of Policy Debates and Programming in International Organizations.” The University of Tokyo, Ph.D. February 2022.

———. “The Emergence of Order: Complex Systems Theory and International Relations.” Yonsei University, M.A. June 2016.

———. “The Logical Nuke: Reasons and History Behind North Korea’s Nuclear Choice.” University of Turin, B.A. November 2013.

I will be  happy to supply any of the above articles upon request.