Nate Smith began his doctoral training at Michigan State University in 2015, following the completion of a Masters degree in Security Studies from Kansas State University in 2014. Prior to his time at Kansas State, Nate received his B.A. in history from the University of Nebraska in 2010.
His primary field of study is International Relations and he is interested in political violence and civil war.
Outside of school, Nate enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, camping, hiking, and cheering on his Nebraska Cornhuskers.