Daniel Wood

Student Assistant VMA

 

M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology

dannywood[at]me.com

Background

Daniel Wood (Dan) is a second year student in the Visual Anthropology and Media Students M.A. at the HMKW in Berlin. He graduated in 2019 with a bachelor's degree from Harvard University, magna cum laude with highest honors in anthropology and a secondary in psychology. He has worked in housing and homelessness in Boston, and as a journalist in Yangon, Myanmar.

Dan's research focuses on the anthropologies of journalism, ethno-nationalism, violence, revolution, social media, and exile. His undergraduate thesis, Writing Against the Bengali Crisis, was awarded the Evon Z. Vogt Prize for best thesis in social anthropology in 2019. He recently completed a short film about the 2021 coup in Myanmar, titled The Revolution Must Succeed.

Dan lives in Berlin Neukölln, and is happy to help with any questions you have about the program or settling in Berlin.