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Helen Choi

Senior Lecturer of Engineering Writing


  • Doctoral Degree, Law, Harvard University
  • Bachelor's Degree, Ethnic Studies, University of California - Berkeley
  • Bachelor's Degree, Philosophy, University of California - Berkeley


Helen Choi teaches writing to undergraduate engineering students, and she is the co-founder and co-director of the Communications Hub, a writing and speaking support resource for engineering Ph.D. students. Her research interests include the role of public-facing writing in the development of digital citizenship and ethical awareness among engineering students. She previously practiced general corporate law with specializations in structured finance and real estate in New York and California, and she earned undergraduate degrees in philosophy and ethnic studies from University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


  • 2023 USC Provost's Office University Interdisciplinary Teaching Grant
  • 2023 ASEE PSW ASEE PSW Early Career Teaching Award
  • Engineering in Society Program
  • OHE 106
  • Olin Hall of Engineering
  • 3650 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
Contact Information
  • (213) 740-1476