Daniel A. Piazza became the Smithsonian National Postal Museum’s Chief Curator of Philately in 2014. He is responsible for exhibitions, research, and acquisitions related to the museum’s six million postage stamps and postal artifacts. Piazza lectures widely and has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, The Today Show, and C-SPAN. He is a member of national and international philatelic societies and a frequent contributor to collector journals. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Philatelic Society London in 2017 and named one of Linn’s Stamp News’s “Most Influential Philatelists” in 2022.