Chair of the History Department
US women's history, marriage, divorce, family, single motherhood
Powdermaker Hall, Room 352A
Kristin Celello is Associate Professor of History and Director of the American Studies Program at Queens College. She earned her PhD in history from the University of Virginia in 2004. She is the author of Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States (University of North Carolina Press, 2009) and the co-editor of a volume titled Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation (Oxford University Press, 2016). Her current book project is After Divorce: Parents, Children, and the Making of the Modern American Family.