Daniel Orth

Daniel Orth
Phone: (619) 260-4066
Office: Kroc Inst for Peace & Justice 119

Program Officer

  • MA, Law and Diplomacy, Fletcher School at Tufts University
  • BA, Political Science and Economics, Tulane University

Daniel Orth is a program officer at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice where he helps to design, manage, and implement institute programs. These include international-focused projects, like the Nepali Emerging Leaders Program, and work closer to home here in San Diego, like the Building Trust Partnership of Clergy, Communities and Police. Additionally Orth strengthens linkages between the Kroc IPJ and the Kroc School and USD communities.  

Throughout his career as a trainer, facilitator, and teacher, Orth has been committed to creating environments in which individuals can develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to achieve their goals. Prior to joining the institute, he worked at Conflict Dynamics International and previously led trainings in leadership, communication, and conflict resolution with Search for Common Ground in Zanzibar. He also served as a co-facilitator for a group of Israeli Arab and Israeli Jewish civil society members working to create a shared society in their country.

Orth holds a master of arts in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, where he specialized in international negotiation and conflict resolution and human security, and a bachelor of arts in political science and economics from Tulane University. He spent eight years teaching history in New York and New Orleans and taught a certification course for first-year teachers.