Crista J. DeLuzio

Director of Graduate Studies Associate Professor and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor




Office Location

Dallas Hall Room 56



Educational Background

M.A., Brown University
Ph.D., Brown University
B.S./B.A., Boston University


Scholarly Awards, Fellowships and Grants

  • Godbey Lecture Series Author Award, SMU, 2008
  • Faculty Course Development Grant, SMU Human Rights Education Program, 2008  
  • Teaching Fellow, Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, SMU, AY 2003  
  • Honorable Mention, Joukowsky Family Foundation Outstanding Dissertation Award, Brown University, May 1999
  • Dissertation Fellowship, American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, AY 1995

Teaching Awards

  • Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award, SMU, May 2009
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, SMU PanHellenic Association, September 2006
  • Rotunda Outstanding Professor Award, SMU, Spring 2004
  • HOPE Professor Award, SMU, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009
  • Deschner Teaching Award, Women’s Studies Council, SMU, April 2002



Work in Progress

Book project, working title: "Brothers and Sisters: Sibling Relationships in American Culture at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"


Undergraduate Instruction:  US Survey, 1877-Present; Women in American History, to 1900; Women in American History, from 1900; Changing American Families; The New Woman: The Emergence of Modern Womanhood in the U.S.; Growing up in America (first year seminar); Women's Rights (senior seminar); US Gilded Age and Progressive Era (Junior seminar), The Kids are All Right: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Childhood and Adolescence (team taught course), The Birth of Modern America, 1877-1919 (senior seminar)

Graduate Instruction:  US History 1877-1932





Christa DeLuzio