Senior Research Specialist, START
Daniel Smith is a Senior Faculty Specialist who conducts research on a variety of national security related topics including, but not limited, sophisticated criminal tactics, spatial allocation of radiological/nuclear detection assets, and the deterrent impact of government policies. His primary interests include terrorism deterrence, violent non-state actors, and political violence writ large.
- University of Virginia, M.A., Comparative Politics, 2013
- University of Virginia, B.A., International Relations, Graduate with Highest Distinction, 2011
- U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, 2011-2012
- Senior Faculty Specialist, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division, START, 2017 - present
- Faculty Researcher, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division, START, 2015 - 2017