Daniel is a research analyst at the Education & Employment Research Center at Rutgers' School of Management and Labor Relations. In this role, he studies developmental education in community colleges and STEM pathways in post-secondary education.
From 2013 to 2016, he was Project Manager for the CUNY Academic Momentum Project, which examined retention and degree completion among community college students. From 2010 to 2013 he was a research analyst on the same project. From 2009 to 2010, he was a research assistant the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Daniel is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Sociology from St. John's University. His research interests include the role of testing in K-12 education policy and the nexus between academic credentials and job skills.