Dr. Douglas Flamming joined the School of History, Technology, and Society faculty as an Associate Professor in 1997 and was promoted to Full Professor in 2006. He earned his PhD in History from Vanderbilt University in 1987, taught briefly at Virginia Tech, and then joined the faculty of Caltech, where he taught for nine years. His research explores modern American society and politics, with an emphasis on labor relations and race relations. He teaches a wide variety of history courses at Georgia Tech, including The New South, The History of American Labor, and The Vietnam War. Flamming is the author of two books: Creating the Modern South: Millhands and Managers in Dalton, Georgia (University of North Carolina Press, 1992); and Bound for Freedom: Black Los Angeles in Jim Crow America (University of California Press, 2005).