Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Flynt Graduate Award

Graduate students studying Alabama history and culture in the College of Liberal Arts are invited to apply for the 2018 Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture

The award provides $1,200 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 and culture from fourth grade into university classes. The recipient will deliver a brief presentation on their research on Tuesday, November 27 at 4 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

The application deadline is Monday, October 22, and the recipient will be notified on November 1. 

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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: September 04, 2018