Resident Director Dan Taylor
A place you call home: Santa Barbara, CA (also, Oregon, Illinois, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Iowa!)
Education: B.A. Music and Philosophy, Gordon College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
What has been an impactful book or movie in your life (besides the Bible =)? Biblical Ethics and Social Change, by Stephen Charles Mott; Divided by Faith, by Emerson and Smith; Return of the Prodigal, by Henri Nouwen
What is a secret talent/skill of yours? One-handed handstands
What was an impactful experience for you that occurred in the Residence Hall? I had many of the most formative conversations of my life in Residence Halls....often much later on at night than was good for me!
What was a nickname growing up? Taylorstein 3D
Funny animal story? I once saw a Canada goose trip and fall on its face!
Favorite thing about Liberal Arts Colleges: I love finding the fascinating connections between seemingly unrelated subjects! Also, my liberal arts education prepared me to think critically, learn, and adapt--skills I use everyday!
What are you excited for in Trailhead this summer? Transformation and growth! Not just for participants but for all of us partnering in creating this exciting outside-the-box learning experience!