Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

2022 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

2022 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Logan Barrett is the 2022 recipient of the Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies. 

Logan Barrett is a student in the Department of History at Auburn University. Barrett received a B.S. from the University of Montevallo and an M.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His current research focus is the intersection of labor and working-class activism in Birmingham and how this temporally expands historical interpretations of the Southern Civil Rights Movement.

The Award in Bert Hitchcock’s name is an official recognition by former students who wanted to acknowledge Hitchcock’s excellence as a mentor and a scholar. Hitchcock retired from the Auburn University Department of English in 2008 as Hargis Professor of American Literature.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities creates opportunities that explore our individual and collective experiences, values, and identities through the creativity of the arts and the wisdom of the humanities. For more information, please visit www.auburn.edu/cah.

Last Updated: April 29, 2022