Environmental Psychology in Program Evaluation (feat. Chang Chung)

About this Episode of Alumni Aloud

Alumni Aloud Episode 26Chang Chung earned his PhD in environmental psychology at the Graduate Center in 2013. He recently left his job as a researcher specializing in program evaluation and policy research for the FDNY Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the New York City Fire Department.

In this episode of Alumni Aloud, Chang talks about the value of trying out unexpected things during your PhD program, the similarities and differences between academic research and working for a nonprofit, and the importance of being able to translate your research into actionable insights to make an impact in your chosen field of work.

This episode’s interview was conducted by Anders Wallace. The music is “Corporate (Success)” by Scott Holmes.

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