Faculty Spotlight

Photovoice

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff Published Article on the Pedagogical Use of Photovoice in the Classroom

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff, along with colleagues from the University of Missouri – Columbia, recently published a pedagogical article examining the ef...

Amber Gregory

Welcome Amber Gregory to the Department of Sociology!

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome Amber Gregory, who will serve as a Lecturer for Appalachian State. Her teaching and research interests...

Dr. Jonah Birch

Welcome Dr. Jonah Birch to the Department of Sociology!

The Department of Sociology is also happy to welcome Dr. Jonah Birch, who will be serving as a 2-year visiting faculty member at Appalachian Stat...

Student and Alumni Spotlight

Julie Wiggins

High Country Council of Governments hires Julie Wiggins as Executive Director

BOONE — High Country Council of Governments has selected and hired Julie Wiggins as its new Executive Director, beginning Aug. 1....

Tori Tensi

Senior Sociology Major Tori Tensi: CAS Corps Feature of the Month

The CAS Corps are chosen to  serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute ...

Taylor Boyd

Taylor Boyd, Sociology Alum Hard at Work!

Meet Taylor Boyd. Taylor obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University in the Fall of 2014. Following his departure from A...

General News

"Making sense of mistreatment: intersectionality and perceptions of everyday discrimination”

Dr. Catherine E. Harnois, Professor in the Department of Sociology and a core faculty member in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexualit...

Dr. David Embrick

Dr. David Embrick: Sanctuaries of White Supremacy: Boundaries of White Space(s) and White Resistance to Change

ABSTRACTThe recent battles, both overt and subtle, regarding the removal of confederate statues and other symbols of white supremacy, is often assumed...

PTSD isn't about what's wrong with you, it's about what happened to you

The Sociology of War: Student Documentary Focuses on PTSD

One of the courses offered by App State's Department of Sociology is SOC 3800: Sociology of War. This course defines the social institutions of war an...