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Anna Krome-Lukens is a Teaching Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy in the College of Arts & Sciences, where she joined the faculty in 2014.  Originally from Virginia, Dr. K-L received her BA in History and Anthropology from the University of Virginia and her PhD in History from UNC-Chapel Hill.  Her research focuses on the the intersection of history and public policy.  She is currently writing a book on the history of North Carolina’s eugenics and welfare programs during the early 20th century—a project that grew out of research she began as an undergraduate in a History course at UVA.  As Director of Research Curricula, Dr. K-L is committed to integrating opportunities for research into the undergraduate experience so that all students can participate in the excitement of developing original knowledge.