- Fulbright Award (2009)
- Fulbright Award (1988)
Helen Schwartz is a professor emeritus of English in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She earned a B.A. from Cornell University in 1964, a M.A. from the University of Washington in 1966, and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1971. She joined IUPUI’s faculty in 1987 as a professor of English. Schwartz’s academic interests include computer-mediated writing, Shakespeare, reading-writing theory, and use of computers in writing specifically with electronic mail and hypertext. She retired from IU in January of 2007.
Schwartz is a two-time recipient of Fulbright awards. In 1988, she served as a Fulbright scholar at Technical University in Twente, Netherlands where she lectured on computer use in teaching the writing process. Then during the 2009-2010 academic year, she served as a Fulbright scholar lecturing at Bilkent University in Anakra, Turkey. She has also received a Carnegie-Mellon fellowship and a National Science Foundation grant for writing-mathematics software as well as a Lilly Open Faculty Fellowship.