Daniel Piston

Doctoral Student

Piston, Daniel

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Daniel Piston is a part-time Social Science Ph.D. student, with a full time position as a Program Evaluation Manager at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. He currently holds two degrees from Syracuse University, an undergraduate degree in Health and Exercise Science (2016) and a Master of Public Administration degree (2018). Prior to attending his undergraduate studies, Dan served for six years in the United States Navy as an Aviation Rescue Swimmer and Helicopter Crewchief, deploying four times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation Unified Response. Dan plans to use his dissertation to explore the use of behavioral economics in the public sector.