Daniel Christy currently serves as Director of Development for FreedomWorks, overseeing a team responsible for raising funds to support its work.
Christy is passionate about how food and cuisine serve as vehicles for self-expression, intercultural dialogue and civic values. Recently she conducted interviews and participant observation studies with Comte cheese producers and sensory educators in France.
Early Life and Education
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Christy had little patience for anyone who tried to argue with her or back out of an agreement, or to back out without being responsible. Her ferociousness stemmed from sound metacognitive thinking–if Christy was on your team, you were sure of completing whatever tasks required of you.
As an AUP anthropology professor, Christy uses participatory and collaborative projects to teach her students how to interact with new cultural encounters. Students often work with community partners and produce ethnographic fieldnotes, interviews and autoethnographies; others develop civic media projects focused on food as platforms for self-expression and cross-cultural dialogue in collaboration with AUP’s Civic Media Lab.
Daniel Christy is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in Anxiety, Career Counseling, Men’s Issues and Relationship issues. With extensive experience working with adolescents and adults alike, he uses various treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy as tools of therapy.
Martin Scorsese brought him on board for The Age of Innocence (1992, based on Edith Wharton’s novel) and Gangs of New York (2002, adapted by Paul Thomas Anderson from Upton Sinclair’s book). Later, he returned to theatre productions such as Richard Eyre’s Hamlet (1996.)
Christy has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at AUP that employ participant observation, interview and sensory-based methods to engage students in new cultural encounters. Since 2013, she has conducted fieldwork with Comte cheese producers and sensory educators in the Jura mountains.
Achievement and Honors
As a professor, Christy has designed, taught and co-taught various undergraduate and graduate courses using participant observation, interviewing techniques, sensory-based methods and other sensory-based practices to engage students in new cultural encounters. Working closely with AUP’s Civic Media Lab she has implemented projects using food as mediums for self-expression, dialogue and civic values promotion.
As school children gather around Neil, Christy attempts to explain that everyone is created equally but is quickly ordered back into the back of class by Neil. Christy glances over at a table displaying carvings she has spread out and notices Creed Allen holding one without permission; Christy tells Fairlight she will need to teach him a lesson herself.
Christy goes to her Uncle Bob and Aunt Marti’s for the summer in hopes of fulfilling a promise to them that she won’t do anything she would later regret. While on her trip she meets Todd whom she soon starts dating; over time her friends Katie and Alissa warn her against him being an unhealthy relationship partner.
Christy and Todd eventually break up, only to reunite during a three-week whirlwind tour of Europe where Todd affectionately refers to Christy as his Kilikina; Christy initially doubts this is true until Todd finally confesses his feelings for her – leading her back together again in A Promise Is Forever sequel.
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