2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient

Jenny Leigh Smith
Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Jenny Leigh Smith is Associate Professor of History at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research focuses on the long-term environmental, economic and humanitarian effects of industrialization on farmers and agrarian landscapes. Her book, Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms 1930-1963, was published by Yale University Press in 2014. At HKUST, she teaches classes in the history of technology and environmental history.


Project Title: Famine in the 20th Century: A Global History