Logan Barrett 2022 Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Award in Alabama History and Culture
The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Logan Barrett is the 2022 recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture.
Barrett is a doctoral student in the Department of History at Auburn University. Barrett received a bachelor's degree from the University of Montevallo and a master's degree 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 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 fourteen books, and is one of the most recognized and honored scholars of Southern history, politics and religion.