Marc Chun

Member of Advisory Committee, GIoCT

Committee and Summit Project Lead, GIoCT

PhD in Education, Stanford University

Senior Manager at the Chan Zuckerburg Initiative


Marc Chun completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Davis, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Organisational Studies. Later, he earned his PhD in Education from Stanford University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Marc also has three master’s degrees: one in Administration and Policy Analysis from Stanford University; a second in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles; and a third in sociology, also from Stanford. He has taught at Stanford University, Columbia University, Vanderbilt University, The New School, and Manhattan College and has published extensively on topics related to education.


Marc started his career as an educator and then spent time at the RAND Corporation (and its nonprofit subsidiary and spin-off) in the field of measurement, working with teachers to assess creative problem-solving and analytical reasoning. He has worked as a grantmaker, supporting innovation at the intersection of research and practice. He has also spent time as a designer at Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the “”) focusing on innovative bright spots. He is a published playwright, with production of his plays in New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

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