Daniel Webster, Sc.D, M.P.H., is a professor in Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health. He also serves as a professor of Public Safety Leadership in the School of Education's Division at Johns Hopkins. Webster is both the Director of the school’s Center for Gun Policy and Research, and Director of the Johns Hopkins-Baltimore Collaborative for Violence Reduction.
Webster is one of the nation’s leading experts on firearm policy and the prevention of gun violence. He is co-editor and contributor to Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis and has published numerous articles on firearm policy, the prevention of gun violence, intimate partner violence, and youth violence prevention. He has studied the effects of a variety of violence prevention interventions including firearm and alcohol policies, policing strategies, street outreach and conflict mediation, and school-based curricula.
He was awarded the 2015 David Rall Award for Science-Based Advocacy from the American Public Health Association, and was selected as a finalist for The Baltimore Sun’s 2013 Marylander of the Year.