Daniel M. Gerstein

Daniel M. Gerstein works at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. He was formerly the under secretary (acting) and deputy under secretary in the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security from 2011 to 2014. He is also an adjunct professor at American University, where he teaches courses on bioterrorism, technology policy and national security, and the evolution of military thought. He has published numerous books and articles on national security topics like bioterrorism, the misuse of biotechnology, and the Biological Weapons Convention, including National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnology: The Biological Weapons Convention (2013).