Albert Choi joined the University of Virginia School of Law 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, the Austin Wakeman Scott Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in 2009-10, the Joseph F. Cunningham Visiting Professor of Commercial and Insurance Law at Columbia Law School in 2015, and a visiting professor at University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2017-18.
From 2011 to 2014, he served as a director on the American Law and Economics Association’s board. He is co-editor at the American Law and Economics Review and associate editor of the International Review of Law and Economics.