Marc Chun

Ensuring Deeper Learning For All Students

Marc Chun is a Program Officer in Education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. He manages a portfolio on deeper learning strategy, which aims to ensure that all students are prepared for careers and civic life post-graduation. In particular, he focuses on research grants, efforts to measure deeper learning competencies, and understanding how innovative teaching and learning tools spread within the educator community.

Previously, Chun was the director of education and a research scientist at the Council for Aid to Education, where he focused on performance assessments of higher order thinking skills. He has taught at Stanford University, Columbia University/Teachers College, the New School and Vanderbilt University. He has worked for the Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research, UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute, and the RAND Corporation.

Chun earned a PhD from Stanford University, and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University/Teachers College. He is also a published playwright.