Dr. Joseph Daniels is the Acting James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration, a role he assumed in May 2019. He is responsible for the academic and professional leadership of the college. Additionally, Daniels is professor of economics, a position he holds jointly with the College of Business Administration and the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. Daniels has served in several leadership roles at Marquette including serving on the University Financial Planning and Review Committee, the College of Business Administration Executive Council, the Dean's Advisory Council for the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, as well as serving as chair of the Economics Department and as director of the Center for Applied Economics.

Daniels received his Ph.D. in economics, with fields in international finance and money and banking, from Indiana University -- Bloomington in 1992, and he has been a faculty member at Marquette since 1990. He also served as Visiting Fulbright Chair of Governance and Public Policy at McMaster University, Farr Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Economics at Wake Forest University, and a Visiting Fulbright Research Scholar in the International Relations program at the University of Toronto. Daniels is widely published in economics and his research has appeared in outlets such as the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Monetary Economics, Princeton Studies in International Finance, and International Tax and Public Finance, and his research has been reviewed in the Wall Street Journal and Foreign Policy.

Daniels is frequently cited in local and national media outlets, and he has served as an officially credentialed media expert at several G7/G8 economic summits, appearing in outlets including the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. He has also served as a consultant for private firms and banks and co-authored two textbooks on international economics.