UAC Courses: WRTG 2010 (Intermediate Writing), UGS 2230 (Global Citizenship)
Office Location: U826
Hugh Erik Schuckman is a new writing and rhetoric studies professor and will oversee the global citizenship track at The University of Utah Asia Campus. He earned an MA at Columbia University, New York City in the field of Buddhist Studies and later completed a Masters of Theological Studies at Harvard University Divinity School. Having taught in a variety of countries (Japan, S. Korea, and Mongolia), he focused on education at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and received a Ph.D. in International and Comparative Education. Before joining the faculty at University of Utah, Professor Schuckman taught research writing at Prince Sultan University (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) and Korea Development Institute of Public Policy and Management (Seoul, Korea). His current research interests include assessing the effectiveness of international volunteer (Peace Corps, JICA, KOICA) education programs. He is also currently studying Buddhist leadership, particularly in colonial and post-colonial education systems. Professor Schuckman loves to travel and explore new countries, especially with his wife. His other passion is yoga; he trained to become a yoga teacher in Rishikesh, India.