William and Mary

Sarah McLennan

ABD History

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Current Research : The development of heritage tourism in the mid-twentieth century United States, and its role in defining ideas of national identity and citizenship.


Sarah McLennan is a PhD candidate specializing in twentieth-century U.S history, with research interests that include travel/tourism, public history and popular culture, women’s history, and material culture. She received BA degrees in History and English from Michigan State University in 2001 and her MA in History from William & Mary in 2004.  Her dissertation examines the political and cultural impact of the federal government’s promotion of tourism and heritage sites during the mid-twentieth century. Sarah is currently working as an adjunct instructor for the College of William & Mary.