Da In Choi

Da In Choi

Office: 1120 Rolfe Hall

Email: dainchoi@g.ucla.edu

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Biography

Da In Choi is a PhD student in the Gender Studies department at UCLA. Her research examines the figure of singmo (domestic workers) in South Korea in the context of Cold War development, capitalistic morality, and international feminist religious organizations’ involvement. Da In’s broad research interests include gender and migration, reproductive justice movement, community-engaged research, racial capitalism, and theories on care.

Prior to UCLA, Da In received her MA in Regional Studies East Asia at Harvard University as a Frank Knox Memorial Fellow and a BA in English and History at Queen’s University, Canada. Da In also works as a co-host of Gender Studies, Asian American Studies, and East Asian Studies channels at the New Books Network podcast.

Research Interests

Gender and Migration, Reproductive Justice Movement, Community-Engaged Research, Racial Capitalism, and Theories on Care.