Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Participates in a Panel Discussion on the Changing Dynamics of North Carolina Politics and Policy

On July 24, 2019, Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor of Sociology, participated in a panel discussion of prominent women of color scholars and p...

Affirmative Action

Dr. Lippard's Research on Affirmative Action Gets a National Nod

Dr. Cameron Lippard's research on the color-blind rhetoric used by special interest groups to fight against affirmative action was cited and discussed...

Welcome Dr. Joe Jakubek to the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome Dr. Joe Jakubek  who will be serving as a non tenure track lecturer at Appalachian State .  ...

Student and Alumni Spotlight

Jess Eatman

Jess Eatman Uses Her Sociological Knowledge in the For-Profit World!

Graduating with double Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology (Concentration in Applied Research Methods) and Mathematics, Jess Eatman is a great ex...

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2018-2019 Outstanding Seniors in Sociology

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize our outstanding student majors for their achievements for the 2018-2019 academic year. First, we w...

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Sociology Alum Works with Local Bars to Address Issues of Consent

BOONE β€” As someone who has worked in the restaurant and bar industry for 13 to 14 years, Seth Sullivan β€” co-owner of The Cardinal β€” said he’s ...

General News

Jess Eatman

Jess Eatman Uses Her Sociological Knowledge in the For-Profit World!

Graduating with double Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology (Concentration in Applied Research Methods) and Mathematics, Jess Eatman is a great ex...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Named Department Chair of Sociology

Dr. Cameron Lippard will assume the position of department chair for the Department of Sociology, in the College of Arts and Sciences as of March 1, 2...

Dr. Ted Thornill

Dr. Ted Thornhill Presents His Research on Race and College Admissions

In collaboration with the Department of Culture, Gender, and Global Studies, the Department of Sociology cordially invites you to attend a premiere re...