Oral History with Mary Beth Dunkenberger, November 6, 2014 (Ms2015-007)

Title

Oral History with Mary Beth Dunkenberger, November 6, 2014 (Ms2015-007)

Description

Mary Beth Dunkenberger is the Senior Program Director at the Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance. She joined Virginia Tech in 2001, after working in the international trade field and as an attorney in Washington, D.C.

In this oral history interview, Dunkenberger discusses her first marriage and children before coming out to her family in her 30s. She also discusses being out in Virgina, her involvement in LGBTQ community, and issues related to LGBTQ and other minorities at Virginia Tech and in Virginia. In particular, she discusses issues surrounding being gay and religious, legal issues concerning gay marriage, and the LGBTQ climate survey at Virginia Tech.

Date

Identifier

Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_DunkenbergerMaryBeth

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech LGBTQ Oral History Collection, Ms2015-007, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

David Cline

Narrator

Mary Beth Dunkenberger

Location

Dunkenberger’s office, Blacksburg, VA

Duration

00:48:49

Citation

“Oral History with Mary Beth Dunkenberger, November 6, 2014 (Ms2015-007),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed April 4, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2015-007/Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_DunkenbergerMaryBeth.