Geoffrey Dunn is an award-winning writer and filmmaker.
Geoffrey Dunn is an author, filmmaker and award-winning investigative reporter with 40 years experience in journalism. He is a senior correspondent for Metro Newspapers in California and a regular contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle and Huffington Post. He is the recipient of several national awards for investigative journalism. He is the author of numerous books, including: The Lies of Sarah Palin: The Untold Story Behind Her Relentless Quest for Power, which remained on the Amazon Best Seller’s List for more than a year-and-half; Santa Cruz Is in the Heart: Volumes I and II; and Chinatown Dreams: The Life and Photographs of George Lee. His films include: Dollar a Day, 10¢ a Dance; Chinese Gold; Miss…or Myth? Calypso Dreams and The Glamour Boyz Again. He taught film, writing and political history courses for two decades. Dunn received his B.A. in Politics “with full honors” from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a focus on American Political Theory, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Santa Cruz “with distinction.” He was nominated for a Rhodes Scholarship and Danforth Fellowship, and was the Recipient of a John L. Senior Fellowship to the Cornell University Graduate School of Government. He is the recipient of a Gail Rich Award; the Distinguished Historian Award from the History Forum; and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chamber of Commerce. He was named Santa Cruz County’s Artist of the Year for 2015.