Danielle Douez

Contributing Writer

Danielle Douez is a freelance writer and editor who strives to challenge stale ideas and add new flavor to important conversations. Previously, she was an editor at The Conversation US where she taught academic scholars how to share their knowledge with the public through explanatory journalism, with a focus on covering issues in immigration policy, the criminal justice system, and race.

She holds a BA in psychology and is an alum of Emory University's Community Building and Social Change Fellowship. In her free time she loves consuming narrative non-fiction, theater, podcasts, and chocolate chip cookies. Most of all, though, she loves traveling and horseback riding.

Recent Contributions

Study Highlights Unique Stereotypes About Biracial Americans

A study found that stereotypes of Americans who identified with more than one race were different from stereotypes applied to people of one race. What were they and what do biracial people think about these findings?

'Gender-friendly' Tips for a Nonbinary World

Our daily language is often geared for a world that recognizes people as either male or female. But with our growing recognition that not everyone falls into these categories, how can we speak more gender-inclusively?

How Hedge Funds Affect You Even If You Don't Invest in One

Hedge funds might seem like something only the very rich have to think about but actually they are actually part of everyday life. What are they and why are they so risky?

What's Considered a Microaggression?

The term 'microaggression' has gone mainstream in the last few years. But what counts as a microaggression, and why are some experts critical of the word?

Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation? Sometimes the Line Is Blurry

Imitation might be the sincerest form of flattery or just another way of causing offense.

How Many Legs Does a Millipede Really Have?

If you think the answer is 1,000, you're way way off.

Quiz: Are You a True BTS Fan?

So you think you know BTS? They're the K-Pop sensation all over the airways (and social media). But only the ultimate BTS ARMY fans can pass this quiz. See if you're good enough!

Why Do People Keep Flaking Out?

It's not just your imagination — people feel freer to bail out on others at the last minute than they used to. But why?