Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article in The Atlantic, Interviewed for The New York Times

Dr. Ellen Lamont was invited to write an article for The Atlantic on the findings of her new book, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Dat...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Co-authors Book on Affirmative Action and College Admissions

In collaboration with Dr. J. Scott Carter at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Cameron Lippard recent reserach monograph, The Death of Affirmativ...

The Mating Game

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Book on Her Latest Research Focused on Dating

Recently, Dr. Ellen Lamont's, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Date, was published and released by the University of California Pr...

Student and Alumni Spotlight

Sociology Students Graduate With Honors

Congratulations to Callie Koeval and Ashlyn Stone, who graduated with departmental honors in December. Callie completed a thesis investigating the imp...

Katelin Smith Presents at the 15th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

On Saturday, November 23, Katelin Smith, a Junior at Appalachian State University majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Social Inequalities, g...

Anna Biache at UTEP

Sociology Major Anna Biache Presents Research at Conference in El Paso, Texas

Appalachian State University sociology major and senior Anna Biache traveled to El Paso, Texas to present her research at the annual conference of the...

General News

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article in The Atlantic, Interviewed for The New York Times

Dr. Ellen Lamont was invited to write an article for The Atlantic on the findings of her new book, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Dat...

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois is often described as a lot of different things; scholar, activist, early founding figure in urban and community sociology, but what he...

Jessica Pittman Dale

Jessica Pittman Dale Applies Her Sociology Skills to Encourage Prevention in Our Communities

Jessica Pittman Dale is an Appalachian State alumnus with a mission. Graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentr...