Daniel Shaw

Daniel Shaw

Daniel Shaw
Adjunct Lecturer
Phone number: 
646.781.5362
Room number: 
8.62.01NB

Bio

Danny Shaw teaches Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Race, Ethnicity, Class and Gender at the City University of New York.  He holds a Masters in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.  He was born and raised by a single mother in Brockton, Massachusetts and has lived in the Bronx for the past 18 years.  He is fluent in Spanish, Haitian Kreyol, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Kreolu and has a fair command of French.  He has worked and organized in forty different countries, opening his spirit to countless testimonies about the inhumanity of the international economic system.  He is a Golden Gloves boxer, fighting twice in Madison Square Garden for the NYC heavyweight championship.  He teaches boxing, yoga and nutrition.  He works in the national leadership of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) to keep young people out of the military and prison industrial complex.  He is a mentor to many guiding them through the nutritional, ideological, social and emotional landmines that surround us.  He is the father of two young Life Warriors, Ernesto Rafael and Caũa Amaru.  He is the author of five books: 365 Days of Resistance, Shedding that which is Not Us: A Working-Class Guide to Life Foods Training and Healing, ­The Saints of Santo Domingo: Dominican Resistance in the Age of Neocolonialism, My Son Blazes within Me: Reflections on a Poor “white” Family’s Survival, and Diving over Infinite Horizons: Journal Entries of an Internationalist.  He has also authored blogs and articles on Latin American history, boxing and nutrition, among other topics.  He can be contacted at DRS33@Columbia.edu.  

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