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  • BA/MA, University of Oxford, 2004
  • BA, West Virginia University, 1993
  • Attended, Georgetown University School of Law
  • Attended, University of Hong Kong
  • Graduate, Leadership Berkeley

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Advisor, Homeland Security and Economic Development, Edgerton, Germeshausen and Grier, Incorporated/United Research Services, National Energy Technology Laboratory, 2003-present
  • Producer/Host, WEPM Panhandle Live Talk Show, 1998-present
  • Director of Communications, Save the Children International, Iraq, 2003
  • Non-Governmental Organization/National Guard Liaison Coordinator, 2000, 2001
  • Vice President, Community and Economic Development, Van Wyk Enterprises, 1996-1998
  • Chief of Staff, Hong Kong Legislative Council, Councilor Simon Ip, 1994-1995
  • Coordinator/Founder, West Virginia University Office of Service Learning Programs, 1991-1993
  • Liaison Coordinator, Non-Governmental Organization/Private Voluntary Organization, United States Agency for International Development Disaster Assistance Response Team, 1991
  • Member, United Nations Operation Provide Comfort, 1991
  • Special Assistant to the Director, United States Refugee Program, Hong Kong, 1989, 1990, 1991
  • Missionary, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hong Kong, 1988, 1990-1991

Political Experience:

  • Senator, West Virginia State Senate, 1998-present


  • Agriculture, Member
  • Economic Development, Vice Chair
  • Education, Member
  • Finance, Member
  • Health and Human Resources, Member
  • Natural Resources, Member
  • Transportation and Infrastructure, Chair

Senator Unger's official page can be found here.