Sturm is a labor and migration
expert, educator, communications professional and researcher.
With expertise in program innovation, management, writing and
statistical analysis, Mr. Sturm has contributed to empowering
marginalized populations and raising organizational excellence. People
skills, writing and research savviness make him an asset to any
organization attempting to raise its profile and increase program
effectiveness. Mr. Sturm has overseen federal, private and nonprofit
programs, with first-rate international supervisory experience in the
U.S. and in Germany.
Daniel Sturm is the Research and
Evaluation Manager at
Refugee Services, United States Conference of Catholic
Bishops. He a dministers
a national initiative, The Parishes Organized to Welcome Refugees
(POWR) program, designed to assist 50 USCCB affiliates in establishing
capacity-building and volunteer programs and developing program resources,
conferences and webinars. He markets the program’s success stories
though a bi-monthly publication, electronic listserv, annual reports,
presentations and news releases.
2007-10 he was a Staff Consultant for
RefugeeWorks, the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement's National Center for Refugee Employment and
Self-Sufficiency. Prior to joining RefugeeWorks, Mr.
Sturm worked as a journalism professor and full-time reporter for
regional and national media in the U.S. and in Germany.
An archive of his articles can be found at
holds a Masster’s degree in Literature, Linguistics
and Anthropology from the University of Tübingen. He is an alumnus of
the German Bishops’ Conference Distinguished Journalism School
(“Institut zur Förderung publizistischen Nachwuchses”) in Munich,