University of Southern California

Student-Athlete Academic Services

Dr. Denise Kwok

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Dr. Denise Kwok is the Associate Director for Academic Support at SAAS. In this role, she coordinates the directed studies program and works as a learning specialist with student athletes.  Denise earned her Bachelor’s Degree from UC Berkeley and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Education (Counseling Psychology) from USC.  Her professional interests are in the areas of Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Differences in Collegiate Athletes.  She has two young children, Madelyn and Tyler.


Fun Facts about Denise:

Why did you choose USC?
- I think USC chose me.

Favorite Movie
- The Breakfast Club

Favorite Food
- Sushi

Favorite Quote/s:
- “ to learn, read; to know, write; to master, teach”

- “ do one thing every day that scares you” – Eleanor Roosevelt.

- Good food, going to the beach, travel, watching football, spending time with family and friends. (not in that order)

Fun random fact
- I grew up in the Bay Area and love to travel there as much as I can.

Contact Information:
Office: (213) 821-3075