Seung Wan Nam is a Ph.D. candidate in the Higher Education Program at Penn State University. He earned both B.A. and M.A. in Education from Seoul National University (SNU) in Korea. Prior to coming to Penn State, Seung Wan worked in the Faculty of Liberal Education, which takes the responsibility for general education at SNU, and participated in the project of the establishment of College of Liberal Studies at SNU. Seung Wan is interested in the development of research universities and relevant policies.