Mette Flynt

Mette Flynt earned her BA in History and English at The University of Tulsa in 2012 and her MA in History from the University of Utah with an emphasis on the American West. She is interested in the intersection of culture and environment in tourist communities in the twentieth century West. Mette also focuses on public history, including a museum exhibit she recently developed for the Hinsdale County Historical Society, titled “‘For Purple Mountains Majesties:’ Patriotism as a Tool for Understanding Lake City’s Transition from Mining to Tourism.”