Tom Le is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Pomona College. Tom’s research interests include militarism norms, Japanese security policy, and war memory and reconciliation. His work has been published on in the Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs and the Journal of Asian Studies, as well as in popular outlets such as Foreign Affairs, The Washington Post, The Hill, and The Diplomat. Tom received a PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine and BAs in History and Political Science at the University of California, Davis. Tom is a research associate at the PRIME Institute (Meiji Gakuin University), a CSIS US-ROK NextGen Fellow, a AFIHJ Next Generation Fellow, and former Fulbright Scholar and non-resident Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellow.