Kristina Mullenix

Kristina Mullenix

Degree Program: PhD

Advisor: Julia Brock

Research Areas

  • Southern History



  • BA, Mount Mary University, 2004
  • MLIS, Indiana University-Purdue University, 2022

Research Interests

  • Uncovering the experiences and history of enslaved men, women, and children in Alabama.
  • History as a tool to nurture healing in communities.
  • The links between history and education, community, and social justice.
  • Genealogy and local history.
  • Public history.
  • Oral history.
  • Community participatory networking.

Conference Presentations

  • “The Storied Life of Dr. George Washington Coffey, an Early African-American Physician in Gadsden, Alabama,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Gulfport, MS, October 13-15, 2022.


  • Copy editor, Southern Historian (2023).
  • Judge, Alabama History Day (2023).

Awards & Honors

  • Student Research Fellow, Friends of the Alabama Archives, Alabama Department of Archives and History, 2023
  • Cauthen Fellowship Award from the Alabama Folklife Association, 2023
  • Departmental Fellowship, Department of History, The University of Alabama, 2022-3