Alumni Welcome Reception for Dean Kriste Lindenmeyer

Date: 7/28/2011
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Dean Lindenmeyer Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association 

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Camden County Boathouse on the Cooper River

Cost : Free

Join fellow Rutgers-Camden alumni and friends to welcome Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, new dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences (CCAS, GSC and UCC).

For more information, please email or call (856) 225-6028.

About Kriste Lindenmeyer

Lindenmeyer recently served as professor of history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where she also served as chair of the Department of History and as an Entrepreneurship Fellow. She has served as president of the UMBC Faculty Senate and chair of the UMBC University Research Council.

She is the author of the books The Greatest Generation Grows Up: Childhood in 1930s America (Ivan R. Dee, 2005) and “A Right to Childhood”: The U.S. Children’s Bureau and Child Welfare, 1912-1946 (University of Illinois Press, 1997), as well as co-editor with Andrew Kersten for Politics and Progress: American Society and the State Since 1865 (Praeger, 2001). She is the editor of the anthology Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives: Women in American History (Scholarly Resources, 2000). Her research regularly appears in such leading journals as the Journal of American History and the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth.

Lindenmeyer has earned numerous awards for her research and teaching, including a Fulbright Senior Scholar award at the Martin-Luther-Universitat in Germany. Before joining the faculty at UMBC in 2000, Lindenmeyer was a faculty member at Tennessee Technological University and taught American women's history at Vanderbilt University.

She attended the University of Cincinnati, where she earned her Ph.D. in American history (1991), and her master’s (1987) and bachelor’s (1985) degrees in history. She previously served as a department store buyer for Elder Beerman Inc. and Associated Dry Goods Inc. before embarking upon her academic career.

Read the full article about Dean Lindenmeyer on Rutgers Today .

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