Danielle Melidona

Senior Analyst, Education Futures Lab

​​Danielle Melidona is a research content specialist at the American Council on Education (ACE). In her role, Melidona contributes to ACE’s Research and Insights portfolio by synthesizing developments across higher education news, policies, and practices; drafting strategy memos; and assisting with data analysis and writing across research projects.

Prior to joining ACE, Melidona worked for over five years in student affairs, providing campus-level administration and direct support to students. 

Melidona holds an MPP from Georgetown University, an MS from Penn State University, and a BA from Kent State University.



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