Anna Krome-Lukens is a Teaching Assisant Professor and Director of Experiential Education in Public Policy. She completed her PhD in U.S. History at UNC-Chapel Hill, with research focused on the history of social welfare and public health policies. She developed her interest in pressing issues in higher education while she was in graduate school, through involvement in UNC’s graduate branch of student government, work in Undergraduate Retention, and service on several university-wide committees. As a member of the faculty, she continues to be involved in (and fascinated by) policy-making within the university.