Daniel Harris is a Master’s candidate in Security Studies from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a Columnist for the Security Studies Review. Daniel is a Research Assistant at the National Defense University's Perry Center for Hemispheric Affairs, where his work centers on Latin American security issues and their effect on U.S. interests in the region. Prior to Georgetown, Daniel worked for a private firm investigating sanctioned actors involved in drug trafficking, money laundering, and offshore embezzlement networks throughout the Western Hemisphere. Through numerous published pieces, white papers, and as a speaker at an industry conference, Daniel exposed the businesses, financial holdings, and support networks of illicit actors. Daniel received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Occidental College.