Ken Meyer is a Department of State faculty advisor to the U.S. Naval War College. He has served overseas in Cambodia, China, the Czech Republic, Iraq, Italy, Japan, and Slovakia, and has coordinated extensively with the military on issues ranging from disaster response to economic assistance to policy formulation. He has published three papers on pandemics, climate change, and urbanization. He graduated from the College of Naval Warfare in 2019 and also has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University, an M.S. in management from Purdue University, and an M.A. in history from the University of Cincinnati.