Clare Daniel biography

Clare Daniel is Assistant Director of Exploratory Advising at Tulane University where she designs and coordinates the University’s approach to assisting undecided students. In this capacity, she has created and led a taskforce of diverse stakeholders in researching and collecting data on the undecided population at Tulane; creating and disseminating a unified philosophy of exploratory advising; and training academic advisors, student-athlete advisors, success coaches, and career coaches on best practices for working with undecided students. She also teaches a career development course for the Academic Advising Center and a research seminar in Tulane’s Honors Program. She views advising as a key vehicle for accomplishing university goals related to student development, retention rates, and improving experiences and opportunities for historically disadvantaged populations.

Dr. Daniel received her MA and PhD in American Studies from the University of New Mexico. She received her BA from Macalester College in German Studies and English with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Her book, Mediating Morality: The Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era (University of Massachusetts Press, 2017), explores public discourse around adolescent reproduction in the United States and, specifically, New Mexico.