Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Flynt Graduate Award

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is proud to announce the establishment of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture. The award will provide support for a student to research and publish on subjects that will enrich our knowledge of Alabama’s past and contribute to the teachings of Alabama history from fourth grade into university classes.

Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University, is the author of thirteen books, and one of the most recognized and honored scholars of Southern history, politics, and religion. He has won numerous teaching awards and has been a Distinguished University Professor for many years.

 


2017 Recipient: John Mohr

John Mohr is a PhD candidate concentrating on the history of technology. He received his BA in history and German from Wittenberg University. His dissertation examines the linkages between the auto industry, technological utopianism, and political realignment in the American South in the late twentieth century. It seeks to understand the relationship between Southern society and foreign automakers, including Mercedes-Benz and Kia Motors.


 

 

Last Updated: November 14, 2017