Memory, Reconstruction, New South, Atlanta
M.A., Western Carolina University, 2012
Office: 104 LeConte
Kaylynn Washnock's research explores the tension between history and memory as the Lost Cause has permeated the landscape of the bustling New South city of Atlanta. She is especially interested in the role of women's organizations in commemoration, tourist ventures seeking out the Old South experience, and race relations.
She previously served as copy editor of the Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review.