Professor Kriste Lindenmeyer teaches and does research on American history. Her interests focus on the history of public policy, diversity, childhood, and youth. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. Her books include, The Greatest Generation Grows Up (Ivan Dee Publisher) and “A Right to Childhood”; The U.S. Children’s Bureau, 1912-1946 (University of Illinois Press) and Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives. Dr. Lindenmeyer was the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences from 2011-December, 2018.