Nicholas J. Myers, Ph.D.

Fellow Strategy and Policy Department
Nicholas J. Myers faculty photo


Nicholas J. Myers is a postdoctoral fellow in the Strategy and Policy Department of the U.S. Naval War College. He received his Ph.D. and master's degrees from the University of Glasgow, where he researched the intersection of Russian foreign and military policies and war studies respectively. He received a B.S.F.S from Georgetown University. He designed and oversaw the execution of wargames on NATO's eastern flank and the Indo-Pacific for the Potomac Foundation and continues to develop wargames with the Glasgow Wargaming Initiative. He serves as a senior fellow for the Strategy and Future think tank in Warsaw on the security dynamics of Central Europe.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cold War
  • Diplomacy
  • Europe
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • Military Theory
  • NATO
  • Russia
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights


Senior Fellow, Strategy & Future

Researching contest of Russian, US, and Polish strategies in Central Europe and the broader Intermarium region. Assisting in the development of a new military concept for the future of Polish defense realistically without relying exclusively on external actors or technologized warfare

Wargaming Consultant, University of Glasgow

Leading designs of wargames on military, diplomatic, climate, and economic issues for the Glasgow Wargaming Initiative. Educating students on the determinants of crises and international politics. Implemented wargames at the University of Glasgow, Jyväskylä University, and the Hertie School.

President, War Vs Peace

Conduct open-source research into the diplomacy of the United States, Russian Federation, and People’s Republic of China as well as the military exercises and deployments of the Russian Federation.


Ph.D., University of Glasgow, 2022, Politics

M.Litt., University of Glasgow, 2019, War Studies

B.S.F.S, Georgetown University, 2011, International Politics

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