Daniel Gallington

Adjunct Professor


Daniel Gallington has served in a series of senior national security policy and legal positions. As Special Assistant for Policy to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, he performed the entire spectrum of duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and later performed the entire spectrum of duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict. Professor Gallington also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Territorial Security, as General Counsel to the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and as Deputy Counsel for Intelligence Policy at the Department of Justice. He served four years in Geneva as a Member of the United States Delegation to the Nuclear and Space Talks with the former Soviet Union. As an Air Force Judge Advocate and Political Military Affairs Officer, he served active duty tours in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and with the Strategic Air Command. Professor Gallington received his BS from the University of Illinois, his JD from the University of Illinois College of Law and his LLM in International Law from the University of Michigan Law School.


LLM University of Michigan Law School
BS, JD University of Illinois


National Security Law