“I Now Pronounce You Graduated.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 18-July 2), 2011.
“Fostering Active Learning.” News & Citizen, 128, 19 (February 1), 2011).
“Educating Each Student.” News & Citizen, 128, 13 (December 21), 2010.
“Perspectives: Gramineaphobia (aka Obsessive Power Mowing Syndrome).” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 69, 278 (May 4), 1996.
“Point of View: A 50s Boyhood.” Riverdale Press, Bronx, N.Y., 46, 44 (December 28), 1995.
“Islamic Resurgence: Characteristics, Causes, Consequences and Implications.” Journal of Political and Military Sociology 21, 2 (winter): 259-266, 1993.
“Does Everyone Want Free Expression? Viewpoints from Malaysia.” pp. 49-100 in McCormack, Thelma (ed.), Studies in Communication IV. Greenwich, CT: JAI, 1990.
“Islam as a New Religious Movement in Malaysia.” Chapter 7 in Beckford, James A. and Thomas Luckmann (eds.), The Changing Face of Religion. Sage Studies in International Sociology 37. London: Sage, 1989.
“To Fund or Not to Fund: Is the Answer Worth the Effort?” Design for Arts in Education 89, 4 (March/April): 51-54, 1988.
“Religion, the State and Political Legitimacy in the World’s Constitutions.” Chapter 13 (with John Markoff) in Robbins, Thomas and Roland Robertson (eds.), Church-State Relations: Tensions and Transitions. New Brunswick and Oxford: Transaction, 1987.
“The Rise and Fall of Civil Religion: Comparative Perspectives.” Sociological Analysis (with John Markoff) 42, 4 (Winter): 333-352, 1981.
“At the Crossroads of Civilizations: The Cultural Orientations of Malaysian Intellectuals.” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 11, 2 (September): 320-334, 1980.
“The Politics of Malaysian Intellectuals.” Journal of Asian and African Studies 13, 3-4: 212-230, 1978.
“Specialization and Involvement: The Modernizing Role of Doctors in Malaysia and Indonesia.” Chapter 2 in Chen, Peter S.J. and Hans-Dieter Evers (eds.), Studies in ASEAN Sociology: Urban Society and Social Change. Singapore: Chopmen, 14-26 (with Hans-Dieter Evers), 1978. Translated into Indonesian and reprinted, Chapter 8 in Evers, Hans-Dieter, Sosioloji Perkotaan: Urbanisasi dan Sengketa Tanah di Indonesia dan Malaysia. Jakarta: LP3ES, 1982.
“Secular City? The Religious Orientations of Intellectuals in Malaysia.” Chapter 4 in Lent, John A. (ed.), Cultural Pluralism in Malaysia: Polity, Military, Mass Media, Education, Religion and Social Class. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University (Center for Southeast Asian Studies), 1977.
“The Social Role of Medical Professionals in Malaysia and Indonesia.” Chapter 3 in Silcock, T.H (ed.), Professional Structure in South East Asia. Canberra: The Australian National University, Development Studies Centre, Monograph No.5, 34-53 (with Hans-Dieter Evers), 1977.
“Islam, Intellectuals and Civil Religion in Malaysia.” Sociological Analysis 37, 2 (Summer): 95-110, 1976.
“Specialization and Involvement: The Modernizing Role of Doctors in Malaysia and Indonesia.” Working Paper No. 16, Department of Sociology, University of Singapore (with Hans-Dieter Evers), 1973. Translated into Indonesian and published in PRISMA (Indonesia), 3 (February): 61-72, 1974.
Daniel’s numerous presentations at professional conferences and meetings include:
“Increasing Faculty Investment in Program Assessment and Review: A Report from the Trenches,” NEASC annual meeting, CIHE Assessment Forum, Boston, 2012.
“Impact of Technology on Post-Secondary Education,” invited presentation as part of panel, Alumni Holiday Reunion, Amherst College, 2011.
“On the Virtues and Challenges of a ‘Shotgun’ Approach to Student Auccess,” New England Conference for Student Success, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2010.
Invited presenter, NEASC Fifth-Year Interim Report workshop, Bedford, MA, 2010.
“Life after Title III: The Four Ps of Grant Sustainability,” Title III senior directors’ panel, Washington, D.C., 2010.
“Evaluating Student Learning in Program Reviews: Ongoing Challenges,” NEASC annual meeting, CIHE Assessment Forum, Vermont State Colleges panel, Boston, 2009. (Panel led to a successful submission to the Davis Foundation for a project on “Improving Learning Outcomes Through System-Wide Program Assessment.”)
“Academic Leadership: Lessons from Crisis,” Eduventures annual meeting, Boston, 2009; also, discussant for “Mental Health of College Students” research session.
“Early Student Persistence and Success: Strategies, Successes, Challenges,” Eduventures conference, Chicago, IL, 2008.
“Working to Improve Student Persistence: Creating ‘Degrees of Freedom’ Under Conditions of Severe Constraint,” NEASC annual meeting, Boston, MA, 2006.
“Demography as Destiny: Assessment Strategies and Challenges in Northern New England.” Presentation at Strengthening Higher Education Pathways: Assessment That Matters, a conference sponsored by NEASC and the University of New Hampshire, 2005.
“Gaining Traction on Assessment Through the Self-Study Process.” Presentation at NEASC Self-Study Workshop, Marlboro, MA, 2003.
Title III ($1.8 million), 2005-2010
Davis Educational Foundation ($147,000), 2010-2012
Workforce Training Grants, state of Vermont
Vermont Campus Compact ($12,000), 2004-2006
Vermont State Colleges Learning Communities Fund ($4,000), 2005; ($5,000), 2003