Dr. Steven Mintz

A pioneer in the application of new technologies to teaching and research, Steven Mintz is professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. He previously served as Special Advisor to the President of Hunter College for Student Success and Strategic Initiatives, executive director of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning, and director of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Teaching Center.
The author and editor of 15 books, he is a leading authority on the history of families, children, and the life course who is frequently cited in The New York Times and the Washington Post.  The past president of H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online and of the Society for the History of Children and Youth, he has chaired the Council on Contemporary Families, and been a fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and a visiting scholar at Harvard’s Center for European Studies. His columns on the future of higher education appear regularly in Inside Higher Ed.