In addition to her work writing for film and television, Danielle is a writer and scholar in the field of diplomatic studies, with a focus on cultural diplomacy.
She holds a Master's Degree in Global Diplomacy from the University of London - SOAS, and a Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the University of London - London School of Economics. Her dissertation was titled Desert and Light: The Crossroads of Foreign Policy and Cultural Diplomacy through the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Danielle is the founder and managing editor of Culture/Diplomacy, an online publication that explores contemporary issues that sit in the nexus of culture and international politics. She has also written book reviews for the Hague Journal of Diplomacy, the world's leading research journal for the study of diplomacy based at Leiden University in the Netherlands.