Corridor Talk

4S governance documents

  • 4S President’s Handbook (Downey & Suchman) 2021. pdf
  • 4S Governance Committee Report 2013 (Bijker, Jasanoff, Lynch & Wajcman). pdf
  • 4S timeline archive 2014-2015.  docx
  • 4S Charter (original). pdf

Professional Development

  • Corridor Talk (Appendix to Cyborgs & Citadels)
  • Grantwriting Strategies


  • Guidelines for Grading Exams
  • Help Writing Essays

Reports, Published

  • Ad Hoc Committee on United States Immigration Policy and Scholarly Work. 2003. “United States Immigration Policy and Scholarly Work.” Society for Social Studies of Science. (*Served as Committee Chair)
  • Downey, Gary. 2002. “Recruitment, Retention, Advancement: What Works?: Group Report,” pp. 45-47 in Diversity in Engineering: Managing the Workforce of the Future (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press).
  • Downey, Gary L. 1981. Citizen Action Groups and WIPP. Report to the National Research Council Panel on Social and Economic Aspects of Radioactive Waste Management. Washington: National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council, (51 pages).

Virginia Tech 2008 commencement address

  • Virginia Tech commencement address (Fall 2008): “The Answer Is: My Mother, Your Transcript, and Angela Tincher.”  video