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Dan Nelson

Dan Nelson

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219 Maxwell Hall

Dan Nelson

Director, Accelerated Learning and Global Engagement, Executive Education Department

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Highest degree earned

M.P.A., Syracuse University, 2004


Daniel Nelson serves as the director of accelerated learning and global engagement at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. In this role, he oversees Executive Education’s training and research programs with foreign and domestic partners, directs the development of professional short courses, and leads Maxwell’s State and Local Initiative. 

Selected Publications

Nelson, Daniel, Rosemary O’Leary, Larry Schroeder, Misty Grayer and Nidhi Vig, (2016). Collaboration Across Boundaries in the Indian Forest Service. Edward Elgar Publishing. The Challenges of Collaboration in Environmental Governance: Barriers and Responses. Edited by: Richard D. Margerum and Cathy J. Robinson. Chapter 12