Dan Brook

professor, Writer, and human in California

Dan Brook

professor, Writer, and human in California

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I'm a writer, speaker, poet, photographer, activist, wanderer, wonderer, and Senior Lecturer Emeritus of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at San Jose State University.

A selection of my books:

Harboring Happiness: 101 Ways To Be Happy

Sweet Nothings (about the nature of haiku and the concept of nothing)

Eating the Earth: The Truth About What We Eat (in multiple languages)

Brook's Book

Justice in the Kitchen (non-profit vegetarian cookbook)

Feel free to visit my CV for more.

Also check out my other free ebooks.

Grid of publications

(I took the background photo in The Galapagos in 2013.)

My digital art shop is here.

I am available to speak on a variety of topics, including veg/plant-based, health, environment, sustainability, climate change, smoking, sociology, American politics, poverty, inequality, writing, social change, social alchemy, happiness, haiku, travel, Thailand, and more.

I'm looking for a partner to code a mobile health app. You?

I accept all invites on LinkedIn, so feel free to link with or follow me there.

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  • Work
    • San Jose State University
  • Education
    • UC Davis
    • Clark University
    • SFSU
    • ER Murrrow HS
    • Roy H. Mann JHS