Mr. Scott Chambers is a Wargaming Fellow within the Center for Applied Strategic Learning’s (CASL) Wargaming Division. In this role, he designs and develops wargames and experiential learning products for the components of the National Defense University and other Department of Defense and USG components. He leads CASL’s work to support the National War College and the International Student’s Management Office at NDU, organizes the Connections Interdisciplinary Wargaming Conference, and teaches CASL’s Strategic Gaming elective. He is particularly interested in crisis management, interagency policy dynamics, game methodology and design, and defense budgeting and resourcing.
Prior to joining the National Defense University, he was the Congressional and Public Affairs Assistant for the Washington Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, working on a portfolio of Congressional, academic, civil society, and think tank engagement. In 2015, Mr. Chambers graduated from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a Masters in Security Policy Studies, specializing in Defense Analysis. During his time at The George Washington University, he interned for University of Maryland’s ICONS Project and the consulting firm Wikistrat, and he led the gaming services start-up Insight Simulation Services. Mr. Chambers earned his B.A. in Political Science and History at the George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences in Washington, D.C.