Daniel Dunn

Social Science Instructor
Kathleen Doyle Hall, Room 240, SRJC Petaluma
(707) 778-3630

Daniel Dunn is originally from Hercules, located in the east Bay Area. He graduated from Hercules Middle/High School with honors as well as earning the Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year award for his proficient performance in both water polo and baseball that same year.

Daniel attended Sonoma State University right out of high school and earned a Bachelor of Arts in History as well as a Minor in Mathematics. He continued his education at Sonoma State pursuing both his Teaching Credential in Social Sciences, along with his Master of Arts in History, specializing in Medieval Europe. During his time at Sonoma State he has been a part of many community service programs where he worked as a volunteer swim coach for his summer recreation team in Hercules, a volunteer intern at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa, a volunteer assistant baseball coach at Sonoma State University, and participated in various fundraising events for each program.   

Daniel’s passion for teaching began in high school after being a part of a Teacher Cadet program his senior year when he helped teach middle school developmental mathematic students. Also, Daniel was a swim instructor at the community pool in Hercules teaching children of all ages. In graduate school Daniel led various lectures on how to do good research for lower and upper division history classes as well as topics in history such as the crusades in Medieval Europe and Prohibition in U.S. History. Additionally, Daniel worked as a grader and teacher’s aide in lower division U.S. History classes during his last year of graduate school at Sonoma State.

Daniel has worked in Petaluma City Schools, Rancho-Cotati Unified School District, and Santa Rosa City Schools. Recently he purchased a house in Rohnert Park with his newly engaged fiancé. In his free time he enjoys reading, watching movies, hiking, and working out.