Bio

​B.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2012​M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2014Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2016​

"I challenge my students to address difficult ethical scenarios in the professional world of engineering, valuable skills for their future careers."

Bryn Elizabeth Whiteley, Lecturer in Science, Technology, and Society

Bryn Whiteley received her Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Science and Environment with a minor in Vocal Performance in 2012, a Master of Science in Science and Technology Studies in 2014, and Doctor of Philosophy in Science and Technology Studies in 2016, all from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her research interests include, bioethics, public participation in environmental policymaking, energy efficiency, climate change, negotiating the environmental - consumer nexus, and analyzing American consumer culture.

Research Interests

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Science, Technology and Society

Selected Publications

  • Cultural Representations and Transformations of a "Girl's Best Friend." 2016. Lambert Academic Publishing. Saarbrucken, Germany. Whiteley, Bryn.

Courses Taught

  • STS 4500 - STS and Engineering Practice
  • STS 4600 - The Engineer, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility