About me

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DANIEL is a multi-media educational professional and anthropologist driven to create meaningful and engaging educational experiences for individuals at all stages of the learning process.

 He has extensive experience in the development and execution of alternative educational programming, research grant writing, and project management and the creative development, production, and post-production of podcasts and other web-syndicated episodic content.

Daniel is a strong advocate for inclusion and community engagement. He is one of the co-founders of Level Up Gaming, a Toronto-based organization that provides individuals on the autism spectrum and with other disabilities the opportunity to develop and explore their real-world social skills through goal-directed group gaming experiences. 

Outside of the classroom, Daniel hosts Curiosity in Focus (www.curiosityinfocus.com), a bi-weekly podcast that explores the nature of curiosity through casual conversations with young professionals and influencers from around the world. Since November 2016, Daniel has interviewed over 30 guests of diverse backgrounds spanning from restaurateurs to medical professionals. He is responsible for developing and maintaining podcast hosting, syndication (iTunes and Stitcher Radio), website, and social media; garnering over 15,000 total downloads since the start of the series in 2016.

His writing and photography has been featured in The National Post, Guardian, Guardian Witness, Royal Ontario Museum blog, the Canadian Wildlife Federation, FutuReale Magazine, Roar Magazine, Savage Minds, and the Royal Ontario Museum ROMKids blog. 

*Learn more about Daniel's professional and academic accomplishments here.