Daniel Friedman serves as Director, Halving Global Violence at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation.
Previously, Daniel worked on a range of violence prevention and international development efforts with the United States government. This experience included nearly a decade with the Department of State’s Bureau for Conflict and Stabilization Operations, where he helped manage US government efforts to promote peace, prevent conflict, and reduce violence in more than a dozen countries worldwide.
Most recently, Daniel served as Managing Director for External and Government Affairs at the Inter-American Foundation, an independent US government agency that advances grassroots development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Daniel additionally served as a Foreign Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate, covering a range of policy issues related to peacebuilding and conflict prevention, as well as a detailee to the United Nations at the International Labour Organization. He has also worked for several non-governmental and educational organizations based in the United States and Latin America.Daniel received a B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan and an M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.