Shane Harris is
the author of 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 and was named one of the best
books of 2010 by the Economist.
Harris won the 2010 Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on
National Defense. He is currently senior writer at Foreign Policy magazine and an ASU fellow at the New America Foundation, where he
researches the future of war. Previously, he was senior writer at the Washingtonian, and his work has appeared
in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Slate, Daily Beast, Washington Post,
and numerous other publications. He has provided analysis and commentary for
CNN, NPR, the BBC, and many other media organizations.