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IU Bloomington

Michael Grossberg

Maurer School of Law

Expert Bio

Michael Grossberg is the Sally M. Reahard Professor of History and a professor of law at Indiana University. He has written a number of books and articles on American legal and social history.

He has also been involved in several family policy research projects such as an initiative to create guidelines for genetic testing in child custody cases and co-authored historians’ amici curiae briefs in support of marital and other rights for same-sex couples. He is currently working on a study of child protection in the United States from the 1870s to the present.

Areas of Expertise

The history of law in America, the history of American families, the history children and childhood in America, the history of American family law and juvenile justice.