Distinguished Senior Fellow, NYU Law School Center on Law and Security and Center for Cybersecurity; Former White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor
Lisa Monaco is a distinguished senior fellow at NYU Law School’s Center on Law and Security and Center for Cybersecurity and a senior fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center Homeland Security Project. From 2013 to 2017, she was President Obama’s homeland security and counterterrorism advisor andchair of the Homeland Security Council Principals Committee. Previously, she was the first woman to serve as assistant attorney general for national security and served in other senior leadership roles in the Justice Department. Earlier in her career, she served as counsel to and then chief of staff at the FBI, a federal prosecutor, and counsel to the attorney general.