Daniel was born and raised in Washington, D.C. and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University, where he studied English and Theater. As an advisor, he works with students across the humanities, with particular interests in writing, English literature, skills development, and test prep. Daniel models his advising approach after those of the great educators in his own life. He takes great pride in fostering the intellectual curiosities, academic interests, and creative impulses of young people. When not advising, Daniel is a theater artist and literary editor, and he has conducted research with scholars and writers in the areas of theater and performance studies.