Karen Greenberg Keynote Speaker

  • Expert on national security, terrorism, cybersecurity and human rights.
  • Founder of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law.
  • Author of "Subtle Tools: The Dismantling of American Democracy from the War on Terror to Donald Trump"

Karen Greenberg's Biography

Karen Greenberg is an author, historian and expert on national security.

In 2011, she founded the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law which works to produce research and policy across national security-related issues. Karen, currently Director at the Center, is a longstanding expert on issues around national security including terrorism, cybersecurity and human rights. Her expertise has culminated in multiple books including: Subtle Tools: The Dismantling of American Democracy from the War on Terror to Donald Trump (2021), Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State (2016), The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days (2009) and Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink (2020) and The Torture Papers: the Road to Abu Ghraib (2005).

She writes regularly on national security and her work has been included in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the LA Times, the Nation, the Atlantic and many other major news outlets. Alongside this, Karen often appears across national television and radio shows, hosts a podcast and is the editor-in chief of various publications.

Karen is also a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Karen Greenberg's Speaking Topics

  • • National security

  • • Cybersecurity

  • • Terrorism

  • • Rule of Law

  • • Human Rights

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Videos of Karen Greenberg

Karen J. Greenberg: The Never-ending Problems of the War on Terror
Karen J. Greenberg: The Never-ending Problems of the War on Terror
Author: Karen J. Greenberg with Julian E. Zelizer -Reflecting on the Road to the Jan. 6 Insurrection
Author: Karen J. Greenberg with Julian E. Zelizer -Reflecting on the Road to the Jan. 6 Insurrection

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Books by Karen Greenberg

Subtle tools book
Subtle Tools: The Dismantling of American Democracy from the War on Terror to Donald Trump (2021)

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