Dan has an M.Sc. in Entomology from Cornell University and has been a Research Support Specialist for the Shelton Lab since October 2010. From 2005 until 2010, he filled a similar role in the Soil Insect Ecology and Turfgrass Entomology lab at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. Dan also has a B.S. in Environmental Science from Nazareth College (1999) and has worked in the Cornell University system for 16 years. A diverse professional background has given him a wide range of experience in agriculture and science.