Katrina Stack Finkelstein is PhD student in the geography department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her primary research areas are cultural historical geography, geographies of memory and public history. She earned her Master's degree in historic preservation with a specialization in heritage interpretation and museum practice from Eastern Michigan University. Katrina previously worked at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Before that, she was a middle and high school history and social studies teacher.
Today, people across America will thank veterans and active-duty military personnel for their service. But many members of the public don’t have a clear understanding of what service means to people in the military. How do they honor their own? What kind of spaces and activities help them reflect and remember — beyond one day […]