Daniel Jasper is the Asia Public Education and Advocacy Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee, where he has advocated for diplomacy, humanitarian cooperation, and peacebuilding with North Korea and China since 2015. He has assisted and taken part in humanitarian delegations to North Korea and track II dialogues with Chinese foreign policy experts. He is also the primary coordinator of the Lift Sanctions, Save Lives network.
He is a member of the National Committee on North Korea, an Advisory Board Member for the Coalition of Families of Korean and Cold War POW/MIAs, an International Advisor to the National Association of Korean Americans, as well as, the founder and primary author of StreetCivics.com. Previously, he worked at World Learning where he administered State Department exchange programs primarily with Iran. He has also worked for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Minnesota House of Representatives, and Congresswoman Betty McCollum. He holds a Master’s in public policy from Duke University and a Bachelor’s in global studies, cultural studies, and linguistics from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.