Kelly Hochbein

Manager, Editorial Services

Office of Communications and Public Affairs

(610) 758-4746

Kelly Hochbein is a member of the editorial team in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She serves as editor of the Lehigh Research Review and as an associate editor of the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin. She also writes and edits for Lehigh’s news websites and other publications, covering events, research and news from all four colleges.

Hochbein holds a B.A. in English and a master’s degree in education from the University of Notre Dame. She worked as a teacher and a freelance writer before her arrival at Lehigh in 2014. 

Presentations and guest speakers highlighted innovative and community-engaged teaching, learning and research. 

Day-long interdisciplinary symposium features presentations by Lehigh faculty and several guest speakers.

A lack of trust might prevent even the most egalitarian individual from behaving in a completely egalitarian way. Dominic Packer studies the relationship between trust and bias.

Yinzhi Cao seeks a faster and more effective way to protect data by helping machine learning systems forget.

By calculating the ratio between vesicle sizes at the top and bottom of a lava flow, and relating this to the flow's thickness and age, Dork Sahagian determines the atmospheric pressure and elevation at which the lava emplaced.

Researchers make a discovery about the ultra-hard mechanical properties of gallium nitride that could impact electronic and digital device technologies.

Lehigh's strengths in materials development put the university in a unique position to help shape the future of additive manufacturing.

Lehigh faculty members adopt the Community-Based Participatory Research approach to partner with local community members in the research process. 



Ricardo Viera and his team at the Lehigh University Art Galleries teach and inspire with a visual laboratory of world-class works.

Liuba Belkin's research suggests that after-hours work email expectations negatively impact employees' ability to detach from work.

Ting Wang uses big data to better understand the underlying mechanisms of the creative process.

Sirry Alang explores discrepancies between the standard approach to diagnosing depression and how African Americans perceive the illness.

Successful peacemaking between longstanding adversaries, argues Norrin Ripsman, is almost always imposed by states from the top down and then sustained by societies.

Julie Miwa seeks to understand the role of the lynx gene in learning and behavioral adaptation. 

Susan Kart studies contemporary West African art and seeks to reach those her research will impact the most—the people of West Africa.

In the battle against drug-resistant bacteria, Marcos Pires studies the chemical biology of bacterial cell surfaces to better understand how they function—and possibly how to manipulate them.

With support from the National Institutes of Health, Seth Richards-Shubik studies the impact of physician networks on treatment decisions.

The grandson of Mohandas Gandhi spoke about nonviolence in a violent world at the 2017 Kenner Lecture.

The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi will deliver the 2017 Kenner Lecture on Cultural Understanding and Tolerance.

A cross-disciplinary student team designs and builds an admissions desk using wood from trees felled by Hurricane Sandy.