Daniel is a graduate student at New York University’s program in international relations and serves as the president of the International Relations & Politics Association (IRPA). He focuses on national security issues and country risk assessments. His current research project involves cybersecurity and the safety of the power grid in the US. Daniel works at New York City’s mayor’s office for international affairs. As the strategic partnerships intern, he supports New York’s mission to create a global network of cities that commit to accomplishing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Before coming to New York, Daniel interned with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, a German think tank based in Berlin. He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and economics and attended university in Bayreuth, Germany and Busan, South Korea.