Faculty Spotlight

Brad Nash

Dr. Brad Nash Becomes an Editor for the American Sociological Association's Teaching Resources

Dr. Brad Nash has been selected to serve as an Area Editor for the American Sociological Association's Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for ...

ICE Arrest

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Interviewed on Immigration and Local Elections

Dr. Felicia Arriaga was interviewed by WUNC 91.5, North Carolina Public Radio.  In North Carolina, some voters are weighing in on an issue t...

Cameron Lippard and Ellen Lamont

Dr. Ellen Lamont Inducted into the CAS Academy of Outstanding Teachers

 Dr. Ellen Lamont was inducted into the College of Arts and Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers for 2017-2018. As one of her student recomme...

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...