Garrett Bunyak

Ph.D. Student

Member Of:
  • School of History and Sociology
Email Address:
gbunyak@gatech.edu
Office Location:
110 Old Civil Engineering
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Overview

Garrett's research and teaching interests include science and technology studies (STS), critical animal studies, posthumanism, and social theory.  His current research focuses on contemporary relationships humans share with companion animals in the United States, especially scientific constructions of human and animal entanglements.  He is particularly interested in the relationships between veterinary and medical science, culture, and human and animal bodies.   

Education:
  • MA in Sociology from Ohio University, Athens, Oh.
  • BA in Sociology and Economics from Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pa.
Awards and
Distinctions:
  • "Assembling Microwaves, Families, and Capitalisms : The Diffusion of Microwave Cooking Technology in the U.S." 2016. Third Place. Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference. $1,500.
  • President's Fellowship. 2016 through 2020. Georgia Tech. $20,000
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Animal Studies
  • Feminist Science Studies
  • Posthumanism
  • Social Theory
Courses
  • HTS-4811: Special Topics
  • IAC-4811: Special Topics in IAC