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Kaylynn Washnock

Memory, Reconstruction, New South, Atlanta

Graduate Student
M.A., Western Carolina University, 2012

Office: 104 LeConte

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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.

Research and Teaching Interests

[Cultural & Intellectual]
[Film and History]
[U.S. 19th & 20th Century]
[U.S. South]
[Women's History]

Honors and Awards

Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award, UGA History Department, TA award (2014)

Gregory Graduate Research Award, UGA History Department (2012)

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, Florida State University (2010)


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