Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university of 11,000 students just 30 minutes from New York City that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). Our faculty are Fulbright Scholars, Emmy Award winners, successful entrepreneurs, groundbreaking scientists, pioneering educators, best-selling authors and C-suite business executives. They are contributing to significant advances in bio-medical engineering, researching new ways to bring technology into the classroom, leading disaster response and conflict resolution efforts across the globe and inspiring students to use their talents to serve the community. Hofstra offers more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business
Veronika Ilyuk-Morace is a consumer researcher specializing in health and well-being.
Marketing Research and Analytics Food Decision-making Consumer Behavior Consumer Judgments of Health Products
Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations
Director of the Graduate Program in Public Relations at the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Public Relations Crisis Communication Reputation Management Community & Government Relations Public relations campaigns
Professor of Radio, Television, Film
Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.
Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy Latin American Media and Politics Human Rights and Policy Radio journalism
Associate Professor of Health Professions
Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.
Health Care System Organization Financing Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities Chronic Illness Aging with Developmental Disabilities Affordable Care Act
Associate Professor of Applied Social Research in the Department of Sociology
Professor Niedt is broadly concerned with the effects of metropolitan growth and decline on race and class inequality in the suburban U.S.
Suburbanization Suburban Spaces and Development Suburbs Foreclosures Redevelopment Eminent Domain Gentrification Race and Class Inequalities
Co-Director, Center for Civic Engagement
Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar who directs civic literacy at the Center for Civic Engagement; he is also a documentary filmmaker.
democratic discourse Filmmaking Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy
Associate Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Professions
Dr. Weber is a licensed mental health counselor, with a specialty in LGBTQ inclusion/cyber-bullying and substance abuse/heroin addiction.
LGBT Inclusion Homophobia Cyberbullying Substance Abuse Addiction
Professor of Law
Professor Sample focuses on voting rights and constitutional issues
Administrative Law Judicial Elections Constitutional Law Voting Rights Policy Voting Rights The Supreme Court
Educational psychology, cognitive-developmental psychology, teacher education, statistics & probability as it relates to lotteries.
Musical Cognition Teacher Education Especially Cognitive Development Human Development Educational Psychology Research Methods
Associate Professor of Political Science
Professor Fritz specializes in international relations, with concentrations on international security and US foreign and defense policy.
Foreign Policy Political Science Terrorism International Security International Relations
Industry Experience (1)