Dan Weiss

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service

Dan Weiss is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He develops comprehensive pro-environment advocacy strategies and plans, which include these elements: development of policy proposals; communications directly with decision makers; generation of grass roots support; attainment of media coverage of issues; oversee public opinion research; development of messages; and, employment of other advocacy tools. The Hill named him a "Top Lobbyist" for six consecutive years. ​

Dan advocated for more protective safeguards in the following laws or legislation: Food Security Act (farm bill); Clean Water Act; Clean Air Act; Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Energy Independence and Security Act; climate and clean energy legislation; offshore oil practices; community resilience; and, other related issues.

He undertook this work as an employee of the League of Conservation Voters, Center for American Progress, M+R Strategic Services, and Sierra Club.  He has Master of Public Policy and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Michigan.  He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and 3 children, all enrolled in college.