Currently, Dr. Semoon Chang is Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Impact Studies®, a panelist of the World Economic Survey, at the Center for Economic Studies in Germany, a columnist at the daily Korea Times. His past experience includes professor of economics at the University of South Alabama, President of the Homeless Coalition of Mobile AL, President of the Korea-America Economic Association, and President of the Association for University Business & Economic Research.

Dr. Chang established the Semoon and Youngshin Chang Humanitarian Award given to the best faculty selected by the University South Alabama Faculty Senate. The Korea Times established Semoon Chang Scholarship awarded to bi-racial students in Korea. He is a member of the Leisure World Golf Club, Sock Hop Dance Club, and Ballroom Dance Club.

Dr. Chang received a Ph.D. degree in economics from the Florida State University, Tallahassee FL.