​​Homeland security policy


The White House

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Georgetown University

George Washington University

Homeland Security Policy Institute

​Center for Cyber & Homeland Security

Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute

Daniel Kaniewski, Ph.D.

Of note

Daniel Kaniewski is among the few homeland security practitioners who began in the field prior to 9/11.  Dr. Kaniewski also has both operational and policy experience, in governmental and nongovernment organizations.

Recent publications

Dan Kaniewski is a contributor to the Daily Signal. Dr. Kaniewski regularly publishes op-eds on homeland security topics.

Dan Kaniewski publishes reports with the Heritage Foundation. Dr. Kaniewski chairs a Heritage Foundation task force on homeland security.

The Honorable Daniel J. Kaniewski, former Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Senior Director for Response Policy

Daniel Kaniewski, Ph.D.

Homeland security policy expert

Dr. Daniel Kaniewski is uniquely qualified to analyze homeland security policies.  Dr. Kaniewski has held homeland security policy positions at all levels of government, think tanks, and in academia.  Daniel began his career in homeland security as a firefighter/paramedic and a Capitol Hill staff member prior to 9/11.  Daniel Kaniewski subsequently served in senior positions at the White House, research organizations, and academic institutions.

Dr. Kaniewski is a thought leader in homeland security policy and a subject matter expert in several aspects of homeland security including infrastructure security & resilience, emergency management, and cybersecurity. 

Dan contributes to the public debate on contemporary homeland security issues as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, and advises the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as Mission Area Director at the Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute.

Daniel Kaniewski also teaches graduate courses at Georgetown University and holds an M.A. in National Security Studies and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration. 

Read more about Daniel Kaniewski on his personal website, including his publications and media appearances. Dan also welcomes you to contact him with any homeland security policy inquires. View Daniel Kaniewski's resume.