Creative Discovery Fellows Program

Creative Discovery Fellows Program pages

Gregory Choy

Dr. Gregory Choy joined UC Berkeley's Department of Ethnic Studies in 2004, where he has served as an instructor in Comparative Ethnic Studies and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies. Since that time, Dr. Choy has taught courses on Asian American Literature, Art, and Ethnic Movements, especially from a cross-section of the art and cultural production within American ethnic-specific and interethnic contexts. He received his Ph.D.

Susan Schweik

Susan Schweik is a researching professor who brings in her interest in Twentieth-Century Poetry, late Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Women's Studies and Gender Theory, Urban Studies, war literature and children's literature into her Creative Discovery Fellows course, English 135AC, Race, Class,

ACES Student Projects


The American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Program offers students and faculty the opportunity to work with community organizations to develop cutting edge research projects associated with some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

The following are a collection of our growing ACES course offerings and previous student projects from these community-learning classes.

Khalid Kadir

Khalid Kadir’s course Engineering 157AC / International Area Studies (IAS) 157AC, Engineering, Environment, and Society forefronts socio-political concerns by engaging students in environmental justice, social justice, and engineering issues, which have been decentered in favor of the technical aspects of environmental engineering.