Samuel Dunsiger is a writer, mentor, comedian and former marketer, now aspiring student affairs professional.
With a passion for supporting students and young professionals, Samuel has transitioned out of marketing, and into student affairs and services. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Education in higher education at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, with a focus on student development and student services.
Prior to switching fields, he has worked in journalism and content marketing for nearly 10 years. His work has appeared in various publications, including Rewire, The Muse, Post City Magazines, Adweek, CBC.ca and more.
He has also worked with non-profit organizations, community agencies and startups, such as Streampoint Solutions, The Learning Partnership, VHA Home HealthCare and Origami Software, on their content marketing, public relations and communications needs.
In his spare time, he performs in stand-up comedy, storytelling and improv shows across Toronto. He studied improv and stand-up comedy at The Second City Training Centre, and has been seen in shows at 120 Diner, Comedy Bar, Bad Dog Theatre, Free Times Cafe and The Social Capital.
Samuel earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Communications at Seneca College.
Samuel is from Toronto, Canada. He is also obsessed with his cat, Morrissey. He likes her more than most humans.