Daniel Brisson, Ph.D., F.A.S., F.A.S., F.A.S., F.A.S., F.
Daniel Brisson specializes in research regarding families experiencing poverty and community development. As co-principal investigator of Your Family, Your Neighborhood project and educator of master courses on program evaluation and poverty and community development. Furthermore, Daniel also instructs doctoral students advanced quantitative research methods and statistics.
He loved spending time with Rebecca Belle, teaching her how to fish from an early age. His friends and family held him dear.
Early Life and Education
Daniel Brisson was an enthusiastic angler who appreciated hunting and camping outdoors, in addition to competing at college level swimming. Tragically, Daniel died of an accidental drug overdose on March 20, 2022 in Morehead City at 46 years old.
Dr. Henning studied at the University of Colorado, earning both his Master’s in Social Work and PhD. There he taught Master’s courses on program evaluation and poverty and community development as well as advanced quantitative research methods for doctoral students.
He currently has several research projects underway, such as Your Family Your Neighborhood intervention. In addition, he has worked with Denver Human Services and Barton Institute. Furthermore, he has spoken at multiple conferences and published many articles.
He currently teaches Masters and Doctoral students at New York University’s Graduate School of Social Work, working closely with them on research about communities, poverty and affordable housing. His expertise lies within communities such as Mile High United Way, Denver Human Services, The Barton Institute as well as other community partners.
As well as his daughter Rebecca, Dr. Theodore Brisson leaves behind his parents David and Edie of Newport; sister Justine Rutan of Goldsboro and four nieces and nephews in Charleston. Funeral arrangements were handled by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home of Morehead City with memorial contributions being sent to One Harbor Church or online condolences can be sent at noebrooksfuneralhome.com for the family.
Achievement and Honors
Brisson serves as technical advisor at Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, South Carolina and holds memberships with American Industrial Hygiene Association and Project Management Institute. Throughout his career he has received multiple honors and awards such as ASTM International’s Moyer D. Thomas Award.
He has published articles exploring the influence of social relationships and housing on health and well-being in low-income neighborhoods, with support coming from grants and fellowships.
His parents are David and Edie Brisson from Goldsboro; he has two siblings – Rachel and Theodore, as well as four nieces and nephews. On Sept 16 2023 he married Andrea Dawn Hardison from Rosewood High School who graduated with her East Carolina University Degree.
Daniel Brisson was an exceptional family man, deeply in love with his wife and daughter Rebecca. He took great pride in teaching Rebecca how to fish from an early age – taking great pride in watching her catch larger fish than many grown men could. Daniel loved traveling as much as anyone and always sought new adventures; he leaves behind his beloved wife and daughter as well as parents David and Edie Brisson; brother Dr. Theodore Brisson; as well as four loving grandparents.
Professor Brisson also serves as an instructor in both the MSW and PhD programs, instructing graduate students in program evaluation for second year MSW students as well as poverty and community development courses for doctoral candidates. Furthermore, he conducts research with local community partners.
Daniel Brisson left behind no known net worth at the time of his death, but is survived by his parents, David and Edie of Newport; daughter Rebecca Belle Brisson; brother Dr. Theodore Brisson with wife Scotty in Charleston SC; sister Rachel Brisson from Wilmington in NC as well as four nieces and one nephew; as well as many friends. Noe-Brooks Funeral Home of Morehead City handled arrangements. Social Security Administration records rank Daniel as 14th most popular name among Americans for 2022 – this provides information such as past addresses, phone numbers, emails addresses as well as connections among relatives as well. Public records can provide more details such as known relatives’ past addresses or phone numbers as well as past addresses or locations a person may have lived at past addresses/phone numbers/email addresses/email/contact information on public records regarding past addresses/phone numbers/email/contact info of previous addresses/contact info etc if needed to identify.
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