Anna Krome-Lukens is a Teaching Associate Professor in Public Policy. Her research focuses on the history of welfare and public health policies. She teaches courses about the intersection of policy and history, including “Why History Matters to Public Policy” and a first-year seminar on higher education policy. She also directs the UNC Public Policy Capstone program, facilitating the work of student teams who do policy analysis for non-profits and government agencies. She loves thinking about how the history of food systems shapes their possible futures, and she also loves cheese.