Paul Rosenzweig

Areas of Focus:

Homeland security policy and strategy


National security law and policy

Paul Rosenzweig is a Senior Advisor to The Chertoff Group. Mr. Rosenzweig brings extensive knowledge of the Department of Homeland Security, serving previously as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and as acting Assistant Secretary for International Affairs. In his four years at the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Rosenzweig developed policy, strategic plans, and global approaches to homeland security, ranging from immigration and border security to avian flu and international rules for data protection.

Since leaving the Department, Mr. Rosenzweig provides legal and strategic advice on cybersecurity, national security and privacy concerns to individuals, companies, and governments. Before his tenure at the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Rosenzweig was a Senior Legal Research Fellow in The Heritage Foundations Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, where his specialties included civil liberties, national security, and criminal law.

Mr. Rosenzweig has been featured in numerous national media outlets. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at The Heritage Foundation and is the coauthor of the 2005 book Winning the Long War: Lessons from the Cold War for Defeating Terrorism and Preserving Freedom.  He  is author of the forthcoming book, Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace Are Challenging America and Changing the World. He is also a senior editor for the Journal of National Security Law & Policy and a professorial lecturer in law at The George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Rosenzweig graduated cum laude from the University of Chicago Law School. He received his M.S. in Chemical Oceanography from the University of California at San Diego and a B.A. from Haverford College.

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