Faculty Spotlight

Stop 287g

Dr. Arriaga Interviewed on Local Immigration Enforcement Efforts in North Carolina

North Carolina: Wake County sheriff race struggles for media visibility, with 287(g) at stake......

Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Arriaga travels to Greece to Discuss Her Research International Immigration and NGOs

From October 6, 2018, Dr. Felicia Arriaga attended an international conference in Athens, Greece to present her research on the impact of NGOs on dete...

drugs

Novel Drug Abuse Research by Dr. Thames

Dr. Thames and co-author, Dr. Robert Perdue, published a research article in the Journal of Drug Issues focusing on novel drug use. Particularly, Tham...

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...