Danielle BenedettiResearch Analyst, New York
Danielle has a background in cultural policy, visual arts and urbanism. She holds a dual B.A. in Art History and History from New York University, and an M.A. with distinction in Cultural Policy, Relations, and Diplomacy from Goldsmiths, University of London, where she wrote her thesis on the phenomenon of London's shipping container malls in the context of gentrification, the environment and the street food movement.
Prior to joining AEA, Danielle worked at Nathan Carter Studio in Brooklyn, where she served as a studio assistant supporting the artist with sculpture production and creative project management. She has also held curatorial internships at The Drawing Center, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Modern Art and Christie's in New York. A native of California, Danielle has an active interest in tourism and food policy, and has served as a cheesemonger and fondant artist in both Dublin and New York.