PhD, Education, Harvard University
Cohort Four Fellow

Academic Mentor
Margaret Sheridan
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Policy Mentor
Steve Cohen
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Social Policy

Current Institutional Affiliation
FrameWorks Institute: Senior Researcher and Manager of Quantitative Research

Areas of Expertise

Mental Health and Well-Being, Mixed Methods, Adolescents and Young Adults


Daniel Busso, PhD, is a psychologist and serves as Senior Researcher and Manager of Quantitative Research at the FrameWorks Institute. His past research used cross-disciplinary approaches to explore the social determinants of mental illness in children and adolescents. At FrameWorks, he develops communications tools for framing complex scientific topics (e.g. child and adolescent development, health, climate science) and policy aims (e.g. support for human services) using a suite of qualitative and quantitative research methods. He holds a BSc. in Psychology from the University of Bath, England, an MSc. in Cognitive Science from University College London, and master’s and doctoral degrees in Human Development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.