Sam Chung

Ph.D. in Leadership Studies

Sam Chung is a doctoral candidate who is working on a dissertation about student virtual (technology-assisted) teamwork. Sam has more than 16 years of work experience in online learning, educational technology, and multimedia development. He has worked at Pomona College, UGA, UNLV, and National University, and is currently the Assistant Director for Distance Education at USD's Master of Science in Global Leadership program.

Sam's career goals are to gain more management and leadership experience at universities or corporations, either in the U.S. or overseas. While at Pomona College, Sam studied abroad in Zimbabwe and Germany. Before starting graduate school, Sam taught English in South Korea for a year. Sam grew up in the U.S., but also speaks Korean, German, some Spanish, and hopes to also learn Mandarin.

In his free time, Sam likes to socialize, cook, exercise, watch TV and movies, and learn more about business and leadership.