Timothy Tung

Timothy Tung

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


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

Research Areas

  • 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

Prior Experience

  • 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