Specialist for Analytics and Visualization
Daniel Creed is the Specialist for Analytics and Visualization at PeaceTech Lab. PeaceTech Lab works to reduce violent conflict using technology, media, and data to accelerate and scale peacebuilding efforts. Headquartered at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), the Lab carries out its mission in close collaboration with public and private sector partners.
As part of the groundTruth team, Daniel specializes in database curation, analytics, and design and visualization. He is passionate about using statistics and data for social good and is fluent in statistical and visual programming languages such as R and Python. Daniel holds a doctorate in Political Science from the University of Maryland, College Park and has a strong background in quantitative research methods. His prior research focused on methods of local capacity building that assist refugee return in post-conflict settings, such as how credible commitments to physical security, land, housing, and property rights can provide stability and contribute to stemming further conflict.
Prior to joining PeaceTech Lab, Daniel held positions at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management and was a data analyst for a federal contractor. He is proficient in Farsi.