Dan joined the Berkman Klein Center in September of 2008 as Digital Media Producer and as Communications Manager in 2018.
As Communications Manager he leads efforts to translate the Center’s research to wider audiences through press and social media, as well as in-house academic design and multimedia production. He also produces the Berkman Klein Center podcast, The Platform.
He completed an MFA in Film and Digital Media at American University in Washington, DC.
He obtained his BA in Environmental Studies at Hunter College in New York City, after which he produced a narrative feature, a documentary, and several shorts and commercial pieces with his company, Blanket Statement Productions. He also was an assistant instructor in film and video at Education for the Arts in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
In his previous life Dan made a hobby of jobs and internships, working at various times for a library, a Republican Senator, a Democratic New York City Councilwoman, for PBS, the United Nations, WBAI-FM, for a consumer advocacy group, and for a professional walker (no kidding). Dan enjoys talking about film, digital media, collaborative filtering, public radio, and podcasting, and in his free time likes to trail run, travel, cook, and eat.