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Daniel Mollenkamp

Award-Winning Journalist & Researcher

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  • Award-winning enterprise reporter with experience on the ground in Africa, Europe and the United States. 

  • Daniel currently specializes in inequality and education coverage.

  • Previously, he's covered foreign policy, politics and health policy. 

  • As a researcher, he has compiled global regulation trackers utilized by regulators in Europe and the U.S. for industries, including the vaping, cannabis and gene editing technology sectors.

  • He has spoken by invitation at Stanford University and the College of William and Mary.

  • He holds a BA in government from the College of William and Mary.

Published in: 

  • Notable Publications: The Christian Science Monitor, Investopedia, Tennessee Lookout, EdSurge

  • International trade publications: Platforms-Intelligence, CBD-Intel, Tobacco Intelligence

  • Global Affairs Magazines: Diplomatic Courier, International Policy Digest

  • Newspapers from around the United States​​​

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Some Work Samples

Does Solving Inequality in Education Mean Embracing ‘Birth Equity’?

November 15, 2022

We like to think of education as beginning in early childhood. But what if it starts earlier? Those who argue that inequality in birthing conditions negatively affects educational outcomes would say that education begins in the womb. It’s a challenge that edtech may be beginning to address.

This story won a 2023 Regional Gold Award (Pacific) for enterprise reporting from the American Society of Business Publication Editors.


Can Anti-Plagiarism Tools Detect When AI Chatbots Write Student Essays?

December 21, 2022

ALL TOO HUMAN: When it was released a few weeks ago, ChatGPT stirred up arguments over whether it “killed the college essay.” Having an algorithm that can produce prose on demand, the argument went, changed the nature of writing assignments. It also raised questions about plagiarism detection and originality. Find out what academic integrity experts have to say.


Tenant Rights in the US: A Modern History

March 29, 2023

CONSTANT STRUGGLE: Tenant rights have a long and convoluted history in the United States. Curious about the recent history of those rights? Here's a guide.


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