Shane Harris is a Sr. Intelligence and National Security Correspondent for The Daily Beast and an ASU Future of War Fellow at the New America Foundation. He is the author of two books: @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex,
and The Watchers: The Rise of America’s Surveillance State, which won the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book
Award for Excellence in Journalism. Prior to joining The Daily Beast, Shane was a senior writer at Foreign Policy magazine. He has also written for Washingtonian Magazine, the National Journal and Government Executive Magazine.
Shane is the 2010 winner of the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense. He has been a finalist four times for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, which honor the best reporters in America
under 35. He graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Politics in 1998.