Daniel Hamilton specialised in digital governance, development and civil society during his time at the Hertie School. He is particularly interested in topics surrounding the urban and digital spheres. In his masters' thesis, he looked at this intersection, examining data governance in smart city projects. Prior to joining the Hertie School, he completed a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in architectural studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. There he also spent a semester abroad in Buenos Aires, at Universidad del Salvador (USAL) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina. His professional experience includes an internship at the United Nations in Vienna, where he worked in public information. His previous experience includes work in communications, housing and corporate social responsibility. He is fluent in English, German and Spanish.
Master’s thesis title
Committed to privacy and data protection? A comparative analysis of data governance in Smart City projects