Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin; Executive Director, Institute for Transformational Learning, University of Texas System
Topics of Expertise:
Children / History & Trends on Gender, Marriage & Family Life
A leading authority on the history of the family, childhood, and the life course, Steven Mintz is Executive Director of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning and Professor of History at UT Austin. His books include Domestic Revolutions: A Social History of American Family Life, Huck’s Raft: A History of American Childhood, and The Prime of Life: A History of Modern Adulthood. A former fellow at Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and a visiting scholar at Harvard’s Center for European Studies, he has taught at Columbia University, Harvard University Extension, Pepperdine University, Universitat-GH-Siegen in Germany, and the University of Houston. He has served as CCF chair, and as president of the Society for the History of Children and Youth and of H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online.