Daniel Murray
Director of Special Projects
Director of Special Projects

Daniel Murray is Director of Special Projects at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity. From 2017-2022 he served as the Center's executive director. Currently, Daniel directs the Center's Technology and Racial Equity Initiative and Imagining Justice Program, and continues to support the Center's research initiatives. As executive director, he led strategic planning, communications, and development, as well as public scholarship initiatives. Dr. Murray completed his Ph.D. at Stanford researching social movements and participatory democracy. He was a Graduate Public Service Fellow at the Haas Center for Public Service and has taught classes at Stanford since 2010 including, Solidarity and Racial Justice, Grassroots Community Organizing, Allyship, and The Rhetoric of Protest. He previously served as CCSRE's Director of Community Engaged Learning. His areas of expertise include community engagement, technology, social movements, democratic theory. He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his partner and two daughters.

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