Formerly the Navy secretary, Danzig currently holds the position of senior adviser at the Center for a New American Security and at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He also serves as a consultant to the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security on bioterrorism issues. In addition, he is director of the Human Genome Sciences Corporation and the National Semiconductor Corporation.
Danzig received a bachelor’s degree from Reed College, and a law degree from Yale University. At Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, he received a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate, both in philosophy.
Danzig is also the author of the 1999 title “The Big Three: Our Greatest Security Risks and How to Address Them.”