The Georgia Tech Honors Program Welcomes Associate Director Dr. Amy D'Unger

The Honors Program is pleased to welcome the new Associate Director, Dr. Amy D'Unger.  Dr. D'Unger comes to us from the School of History and Sociology, where she has served as the Associate DirectorAssociate Director of the Honors Program, Dr. Amy D'Unger of Undergraduate Studies and academic advisor for the last 17 years. She is a sociologist with interests in the areas of race, class, and gender; inequality; social policy; social control and eugenics; and crime.  She is currently researching the role of eugenic (involuntary) sterilization in the South as a tool of informal social control, particularly during the Civil Rights Movement.

Dr. D'Unger has been recognized for her excellence in academic advising by both Georgia Tech and the National Academic Advising Association, and has won numerous teaching awards from both the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and Georgia Tech. She is extremely excited to be joining the Honors Program and looks forward to meeting and working with all of the HP students, faculty, and staff.  Welcome!