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