Daniel Gannon is an innovative educator who has held many university positions over the past nine years at Southern New Hampshire University and is currently serving as the associate dean of STEM Foundations. His teaching interests include diversity education, American politics, and the first-year seminar, and he teaches on-campus and online.
Gannon constantly searches for intersections between civic engagement, leadership development and post-secondary education. He believes that through these pathways, individuals can develop new perspectives on their identity and their role in society while leveraging their newfound professional skills for the betterment of their community.
Gannon holds BA degrees in political science and acting from Keene State College and a Masters in Education Administration from Northeastern University. He has worked in academia since 2011. He is currently working toward his Doctorate in Law and Policy at Northeastern. His research is focused on understanding the perceptions held by socially vulnerable communities about barriers and pathways to post-secondary education. His research intends to help develop public policy solutions to support equitable pathways to post-secondary education for all. His work in his program and at the university focuses on supporting new and underserved student populations by developing and implementing high-impact practices in and out of the classroom.
Gannon can speak as a subject matter expert about education law and public policy, supporting underserved student populations, and supporting student success and retention in STEM and STEM education. Media members interested in interviewing him should email firstname.lastname@example.org.