What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Let’s consider two continents. At the beginning of 2015, Europe prided itself on the…Read More
David J. Danelo
David J. Danelo is an adjunct professor with the University of Texas at El Paso's National Security Studies Institute. He also directs the Field Research Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and serves as a Senior Fellow in its Program on National Security. Danelo writes about international affairs, consults on border security and management, investigates geopolitical risk, advocates for and coaches U.S. military veterans, and conducts global field research. A 1998 U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Danelo served seven years as a Marine Corps infantry officer, including a 2004 Iraq deployment as a convoy commander, intelligence officer and provisional executive officer. After leaving active duty, Danelo wrote three critically acclaimed books: Blood Stripes, The Grunt's View of the War in Iraq; The Border: Exploring the US-Mexican Divide; and The Return: A Field Manual for Life After Combat. From 2011-2012 he directed policy and planning for US Customs and Border Protection, within the Department of Homeland Security. His most recent book, The Field Researcher's Handbook: A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork (Georgetown University Press, 2017) is out in April 2017.