Dan Sanders is a researcher working on the Global Terrorism Database (GTD). Currently a student at the Whitehead School of International Relations and Diplomacy at Seton Hall University, Mr. Sanders is studying for his masters in International Relations with specializations in international security and international economics. Mr. Sanders has a keen interest in studying the effects of terrorism caused by the globalization of international markets. He has also studied the aspects of foreign investment on various nations in order to aid the government of North Cyprus to establish itself as a global economy and create an effective investment promotion agency.

Mr. Sanders graduated from Rutgers University in May 2005 with a B.A. in political science and a minor in economics; he also earned a Certificate of Quantitative Research Methods within his major. During the summer of 2004 he was a constituent relations/research intern to the office of Congressman Robert Andrews. Mr. Sanders went on a semester abroad to Sydney, Australia during the summer/fall of 2003 where he studied at Macquarie University.