Danny R. Daneri

Position
Graduate student
Office
Fisher Hall
Bio/Description

Danny Daneri is PhD candidate with research interests in labor politics, identity, and growing inequality in the United States over the course of the 20th and 21st centuries. Danny uses a variety of methods, including archival research, instrumental variable estimation, and behavioral experiments. His most recent project traces the influence of the labor movement on congressional legislation concerning employment policies such as the minimum wage, family/medical leave, and unemployment benefits. He holds an M.S. in Natural Resources from Cornell University with a focus on Environmental Sociology and a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Politics from Oberlin College. He has a decade of experience as an organizer in the labor, economic justice, and environmental movements and he currently trains canvassers and leads policy research teams for progressive organizing groups in Philadelphia.