Daniel Bustillo is a doctoral student in Social Policy and Administration. His research interests are focused on the racial wealth gap, low-wage worker movements, labor organizing, alt labor structures and community based organizations. Prior to coming to Columbia, Daniel was a Research Worker on a national NIH funded program, designed to prevent strokes in children with Sickle Cell Anemia. Most recently, he served as Assistant Director, Field Services and Labor Management Consultant at the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds. In these capacities, he worked with healthcare workers, the labor union 1199SEIU, and all of the major organized voluntary not for profit hospitals in New York City, facilitating joint labor management teams on issues pertaining to workforce development, increasing worker input in organizational decision making and quality/process improvement initiatives. Daniel holds a B.S. in Finance from Syracuse University, M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University, and M.S. in Organizational Change Management from The New School.