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.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health
Dr. Hackett's research focuses on public health and health inequities, particularly in the American suburbs and minority communities.
Public Health Health communication Research Methods Maternal-Child Health Infant Injury Breastfeeding Promotion Health Disparities Infant Mortality Minority Health
Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship and management, particularly in emerging economies; the sharing economy.
Entrepreneurship Strategic Management Management of Innovation Entrepreneurship in Developed and Developing Economies Family Enterprises Entrepreneurship Pedagogy The Sharing Economy
Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education
Stephen Hernandez is a specialist in teacher certification, special education and early childhood special education.
Collaboration Special Education Teacher Certification Early Childhood Special Education
Professor of Political Science
Professor Himelfarb's scholarly interests and expertise include health care policy (Affordable Care Act), Congress and the presidency.
Political Science American Politics Affordable Care Act Health Care Policy Congress Presidential Presidential and Congressional Elections
Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology
Specialist in Technology in the Classroom
Educational Technology Gaming and App Development as a K-12 Teaching Tool Culture, Learning and Technology
Professor of Finance
C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor in Finance and Investment Banking
Financial Modeling Computational Finance Derivatives Markets Advanced Derivatives Modeling Time Series Analysis of Financial Data Advanced Statistical Modeling in Finance Futures and Options
Interim Dean and Professor
Dean Ku is an expert on international law, constitutional law, U.S. foreign policy, and Chinese foreign policy.
International Law International Law in U.S. Courts Constitutional Law Corporate Law Trans Pacific Partnership
Professor of Radio, Television, Film
Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar and a documentary filmmaker.
democratic discourse Filmmaking Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy
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
Interim Provost; Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Professor Lenaghan's research focuses on human resource management, specifically work-family conflict and employee benefits.
Human Resource Management Employee Benefits Recruitment
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