Recent Graduates

Alex McGee joined The Portman Archives as Assistant Archivist in May 2015. She earned her M.A. in history and certificate in public history from Georgia State in August 2015. Previously, she was awarded the 2015 Ethel Woodruff Draper Research Fellowship for the Development of Young Women for her thesis “The Politics of Protection: The Forgotten History of Georgia Feminists and Doe v. Bolton,” which paid for her to conduct research at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. in Spring 2015. While at Georgia State, she served as the Our Mother’s Fund endowed graduate research assistant at Georgia State University’s Archives for Research on Women and Gender from 2012-2015 under the direction of Morna Gerrard.