Jonathan Granoff is president of the Global Security Institute. He also serves as co-chair of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Nonproliferation and is a senior advisor to the Committee on National Security. He is a member of the governing council of the international law section of the American Bar Association and serves on numerous other governing and advisory boards, including the Global Dialogue Institute, the World Wisdom Council, the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, the Jane Goodall Institute, the Bipartisan Security Group, and the Middle Powers Initiative.
Granoff is also senior advisor to the Permanent Secretariat of the Nobel Peace Laureate Summit. He has represented the International Peace Bureau at the Nobel Peace Laureate Summits in Rome every year since 2002. Granoff has lectured worldwide on the legal, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of human development and security, with a specific focus on the threat posed by nuclear weapons.
He attended the New York University Film School and received the silver medal from the New York International Film and Video Festival for his documentary The Constitution: The Document That Created a Nation. He is the author of over 50 articles and essays. Granoff earned his BA from Vassar College, and his JD from Rutgers University School of Law.