Richard Danzig is senior advisor at the Center for New American Security, the Center for Naval Analyses, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is also a consultant for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security on terrorism. He served as the 71st Secretary of the Navy and as a senior advisor on national security issues to President Obama throughout the 2008 election. Danzig was an Associate Professor of Law at Stanford University, a Prize Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows, and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow. He has also written books on contract law, national service, and security risks as well as various articles on constitutional history, contracts, criminal procedure, and law and literature.