John Flynn is a PhD student in history. His research focuses on environmental history and the American West. Before coming to Utah, he worked as a journalist in Austin, writing about science and the environment. He graduated with a master's in history from Brown University, where he worked on digital humanities projects at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. As a graduate fellow at the American West Center, he works with Professor Gregory Smoak on Native Places Atlas, an Indigenous maps project in conjunction with Digital Matters.
For more information about Digital Matter's Graduate Fellowship and Grant program please see the announcements for the Fall 2020 program: