Diana Myers is an assistant policy researcher at RAND and a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research interests include international relations and strategic defense policy, primarily focusing on North Korea. Prior to RAND, she worked as an assistant policy researcher for the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University and as an assistant constituency advocate/regional policy researcher for U.S. Senator Michael F. Bennet.
She holds a B.S. in political science from the United States Air Force Academy. During her time at the Academy, Myers was a member of two major international affairs research teams sponsored by the Air Force International Affairs (SAF/IA), one in Taiwan/China/Tibet and the another in the Balkans exploring topics of regional security implications, post-conflict resolution, and potential U.S. policy recommendations for the region.