Timothy Tung was born and raised in Los Alamos, New Mexico. His interest in working with and fostering first-generation students stems from multiple personal and professional experiences. These experiences include teaching for Upward Bound and SEO Scholars and writing curriculum focused on supporting first-generation students.
At the University of San Francisco, Timothy joined the following Faculty Learning Community: “Supporting First-Generation College Students in Classrooms, Across Schools and Divisions, and Beyond.” He has taught Principles of Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, Graduate Econometrics, IDEC Math Bridge, and the Economics of Videogames. He hopes to continue teaching a wide variety of classes and to continue supporting first-generation students through research, outreach, and curriculum development in the economics department at USF.
- Principles of Microeconomics/Macroeconomics
- Mathematics (Algebra - Calculus)
- First-Generation Student Curriculum Development & Implementation
- First-Generation Student Learning Outcomes
- Income Inequality
- Curriculum Development
- University of San Francisco, MA in Economics, 2013
- University of California, Santa Cruz, BA in Business Management Economics, 2010
- Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of San Francisco
- Math Instructor & Curriculum Writer, SEO Scholars, San Francisco
- Academic Instructor, Upward Bound Program, UC Berkeley
Awards & Distinctions
- Distinguished Adjunct Teaching Award Nominee, University of San Francisco, 2019