Emma Myers

Former Research Assistant

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Emma Myers is a Research Assistant with the Environmental Security program at the Stimson Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Foreign Affairs and Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia, where her research focused on Brazilian diplomacy and development assistance in Lusophone Africa. Previously, Emma was a Research Intern with the Environmental Security program. Prior to joining Stimson, Emma was a Program Assistant in the Office of Global Health and HIV at Peace Corps, where she reported on the agency’s work under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Central America and Africa.

Research & Writing

Commentary
Emma Myers Op-Ed on Mining in Brazil

Read the article here. 

Impact
Building Public-Private Partnerships to Thwart Poachers in Kenya

Creating a system to identify, deter, and combat wildlife crime

Impact
Educating the Next Generation of Military Leaders on Food Security

Increasing the military’s understanding of the connection between global threats and achieving U.S. security objectives.

Commentary
Keeping Watch on China’s Maritime Strategy in North Korea

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time. While the two agree on the need to strengthen cooperation between the U.S. and China, there are several agenda items that are likely to become contentious,…

Stimson in the News
Amanda Shaver and Emma Myers’ Op-Ed in The Cipher Brief on China’s Maritime Strategy in North Korea

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time. While the two agree on the need to strengthen cooperation between the U.S. and China, there are several agenda items that are likely to become contentious,…

Commentary
Old Trick, New Book

The unlikely story of a conservation organization and a re-packaged technology solution to root out illegal fishing. In the 1990s, tuna fishermen were depleting Ecuadorian waters, especially around the bountiful Galapagos. In response, the government o…

Commentary
Launching the Natural Security Forum

By Johan Bergenas, Emma Myers, and Amanda Shaver We are very proud to formally launch the Natural Security Forum. We want to make our version of the concept of natural security — the geostrategic security implications of environmental crime — a househo…

Commentary
Trump the Environmentalist?

By Johan Bergenas and Emma Myers Since Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential victory, environmentalists fear a substantial rollback of protections for our natural world. Yet there may be a silver lining. Trump’s broader security goals –…

Stimson in the News
Johan Bergenas and Emma Myers’ Op-ed in US News and World Report on Trump and Environmentalism

Since Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential victory, environmentalists fear a substantial rollback of protections for our natural world. Yet there may be a silver lining. Trump’s broader security goals – to crush the Islamic State group…

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