Nolan Yager

Nolan Yager
M.Phil. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND


M.A. in political science, Duke University; B.S. in philosophy, University of Utah


Nolan Yager is an M.Phil. student at Pardee RAND and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. His research interests include national security policy, U.S. Grand Strategy, international relations, gray-zone warfare, cybersecurity, high-value healthcare reform, undersea cables, health policy, Congress, and civil wars.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, Yager was a cybersecurity policy researcher in Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy and conducted research on congressional decisionmaking in its Political Science Department. He has an M.A. in political science from Duke University and a B.S. in philosophy and a B.S. in entrepreneurship from the University of Utah.