Professor of Law
J.D., Yale Law School, 2001
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001
B.A., Pomona College, 1994
Albert Choi joined the Law School as an associate professor of law and associate director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics in 2005, after teaching as an assistant professor in the University's Department of Economics. His research and teaching interests include law and economics, contract theory, corporate law, corporate finance and organization. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School in May 2001 and his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in September of that same year.
While at Yale, he was an Olin Fellow in Law and Economics in 2000-01 and earned John M. Olin Research Fellowships in the summers of 2000 and 2001. At MIT, he was a National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellow.
Choi was a visiting professor at Yale Law School in 2008-09 and was the Austin Wakeman Scott Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in 2009-10. From 2011 to 2014, he is serving as a director on the American Law and Economics Association’s board. And he is currently an associate editor at the American Law and Economics Review and the International Review of Law and Economics.
Scholarship Profile: Bridging Theory and Practice in Complex Contracting (Virginia Journal 2014)