Dan Meisler is a communications specialist at the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science at the University of Michigan. 

He is a former communications manager at the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan, editor at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, reporter at the Ann Arbor Business Review and the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus, and editor at the Adrian Daily Telegram.

He is a 1988 graduate of Community High.