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Professor of Outdoor Education, Montreat College

Dr. Brad Daniel has been on the faculty of Montreat College since 1984. He earned his B.S. from Appalachian State University in biology and experiential education, his M.A. in biology with an emphasis in ecology, and he also holds an M.S. in outdoor education from Northern Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. in environmental studies at Antioch University. While teaching at Montreat, Dr. Daniel also worked as an adjunct faculty at Antioch University from 1998 to 2005. His work experience also includes chairing the Christian Wilderness Leadership Coalition Board.

Dr. Daniel has received multiple honors and awards, including the 2011 Professor of the Decade Award (2001–2010) at Montreat College; the 2008 Montreat College Dean’s Award; the 2003 Montreat College David Park’s Distinguished Professor Award; and the 1985, 1988, 1991, 1995 Teacher of the Year Award at Montreat College, which was given by both students and faculty. Dr. Daniel has also published numerous articles. His most recent publication is titled “Nighttime Adventures: Exploring and Appreciating the Mysteries of the Night by Leading Walks after Dark,” which was published in Green Teacher.


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    Professor of Outdoor Education, Montreat College