Daniel Copeland is the Associate Vice President of Research of Barna Group and oversees the strategy, operation and execution of the firm’s published and proprietary research. Daniel is trained as a social researcher and is passionate about producing objective knowledge that inspires meaningful and significant change in the world. In his Barna tenure, he has designed and conducted more than one-hundred individual studies. Daniel works closely with organizations across the globe to help them critically consider best practices in navigating this cultural moment. Daniel has a B.A. and an M.A. in Sociology from Georgia State University, as well as an undergraduate minor in Religious Studies. He lives with his wife, Heidi, in Atlanta, Georgia.