Christopher Lawton

Christopher Lawton, Director, Georgia Virtual History Project

Christopher Lawton is co-founder and executive director of the non-profit Georgia Virtual History Project. His dissertation on antebellum Georgia (UGA, 2011) was awarded the St. George Tucker Society’s Bradford Prize for best dissertation on the U.S. South. He received a 2011 Award for Excellence in Teaching from UGA’s Graduate School and the 2010 Award for Excellence in Documenting Georgia’s History from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board.