Full professor in social psychology at the Radboud University. From 2009 till September 2013 he was director of the School of Psychology and Artificial Intelligence in Nijmegen. From September 2013 onwards he is Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Radboud University.
His research focuses on person perception in general and stereotyping and prejudice in particular. Among other things, he is interested in how stereotypes are maintained at an interpersonal level through biased language use, how stereotypical expectancies affect spontaneous trait inferences, and how implicit prejudice affects impulsive behaviours. More recently, he has started research on how prejudice and stereotyping affect face processing. Throughout his scientific career Daniel has been interested in innovative research and teaching methods. He believes that besides great ideas also innovative research and good teaching advance science. Finally, he is convinced that the best research is done in collaboration with others.