Sungil “Calvin” Chung

Associate Professor of Business 540-887-7070
Sungil “Calvin” Chung

BM and BA, Handong Global University; MBA, Korea University/University of Florida; PhD, James Madison University

Sungil “Calvin” Chung is an assistant professor of business at Mary Baldwin University. He was born and raised in South Korea until his family moved to the Philippines when he was a middle school student. Since then, he was able to explore different cultures from various countries and visit more than 38 countries and 100 cities all around the world.

He has completed his doctoral program at James Madison University (JMU) from the School of Strategic Leadership Studies. The title of Calvin’s dissertation is “Cultural Influences on Nonprofit Servant Leadership”. He also holds an MBA from Korea University and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School prior to his Ph.D program. He further holds a bachelor’s degree in both Business Management and English from Handong Global University.

For his career, Calvin had various sectoral experiences (military, government and nonprofit). His research interest includes leadership theories and values, nonprofit leadership/management, cross-cultural leadership/management, management/international management and social entrepreneurship. He has presented papers at several conferences in various topics. He is a member of International Leadership Association and Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. He had a career in the Korean government agency involved in a national project called Free Economic Zone. As a project manager, he has induced foreign direct investors for the projects. He also served in the military for two and half years as a medic in the U.S. military hospital based in the Korean peninsula. Influenced by the nonprofit organization his family founded in the Philippines, Calvin was involved in many nonprofit works in the Philippines, Korea and the United States.