Dan Klotz

Senior Writer, Global

Dan Klotz is a veteran writer and advocate with more than 20 years of experience leveraging publicity to help propel public policy campaigns. He has produced opinion pieces that have appeared throughout the world’s media, in outlets including New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Guardian, CNN.com, and AlJazeera.com.

His career has spanned a wide range of policy issues, including the rights of indigenous communities in the US and around the world, efforts to halt deforestation practices, the importance of federally funded agricultural research, shark conservation, smoke-free workplaces, the cleanup of toxic waste sites, and preservation of wild areas on land and in the ocean.

A native New Yorker, Dan received a B.A. in English from Cornell University. He is a member of the board of directors of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Prince George’s County and writes on occasion for National Geographic’s “Voices” blog.