Ellen Daniels is the Associate Director of Communications for the Contemplative Sciences Center. She joined CSC communications in July 2017 in a joint role with the School of Education and Human Development and became a full time CSC staff member in August 2018. In addition to the Education School, Ellen has worked in diverse areas of UVA communications since 2007, including the School of Law and University Human Resources.
Prior to her work at UVA, Ellen lived in New York City where she managed design studios and large-scale communications projects in advertising, graphic design, photography, and finance. Ellen has also worked in the broadcasting field for radio stations in Charlottesville including hosting and producing the live radio program and podcast Apropos of Something.
Ellen is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and an alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is a holistic health counselor certified by Columbia University's Teachers College in New York City.