Daniel Mollenkamp

Journalist, Researcher, Educator



  • American journalist with experience on the ground in Africa, Europe, and the United States.

  • Published in The Christian Science Monitor, Investopedia, Diplomatic Courier, and newspapers across the U.S.

  • Covered international policy, human rights, inequality, political economics, and regulations on gene editing. 

  • For three years, I worked as a U.S. correspondent focused on the cannabis and vaping industries.

  • Spoken by invitation at Stanford University and the College of William and Mary.

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Some Work Samples

The Racial Wealth Gap

February 24, 2021

A stark gap exists in the wealth of Americans across race and ethnicity. Here's a deep dive into the data for Investopedia.

Legal Milestones That Fight Inequality

June 14, 2021

Some legal milestones have attempted to combat inequality by promoting equal pay and dealing with other types of bias that promote wealth inequality. Still, inequality persists. Here are some things you may want to know.

The Downfall of Omar al-Bashir Doesn't Guarantee Democracy

May 2, 2019

Last Thursday, Sudan’s National Defense Minister Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf said that Omar al-Bashir, who had ruled Sudan since rising to power in an Islamic coup in 1989, was under house arrest...