- Ph.D. Fisheries & Wildlife; and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, & Behavior, Michigan State University
- M.S. Fisheries & Wildlife, Michigan State University
- B.S. Wildlife Biology & Management, University of Rhode Island
Dan joined NOAA Fisheries in 2016 after postdocs with the University of Maine and Cornell University. He works on fisheries monitoring and bycatch estimation, particularly for groundfish, and also population modeling for North Atlantic right whales.