Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Laura King Named Fifth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture

Laura King Named Fifth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Laura King is the fifth annual Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture.

Laura King is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at Auburn University. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her research focuses on the evolution of the Birmingham, Alabama neighborhood of Avondale.

The Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture provides a stipend for a graduate 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.

For more information on the Flynt Award, visit aub.ie/flyntaward.   

Last Updated: November 04, 2021