Contact details for the Department at this time

The Department of Sociology remains dedicated to supporting students, faculty, and staff during this unprecedented time. We are actively practicing social distancing, which means we remain open for business but we are limiting the faculty and staff on campus. At this time, we are currently working to provide assistance virtually via email or by telephone from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please see below for ways to contact us during this time.

For general information and assistance from our Office Manager, you can call our office at 828-262-2293. Please leave a message with your name and contact information, and these messages will be routed to the appropriate individuals. For questions concerning advising, please reach out to your faculty advisor via email or you can contact our Undergraduate Program Director, Dr. Amy Dellinger Page via email (pagead@appstate.edu). For questions concerning our graduate programs, please reach out to our Graduate Program Director, Dr. Brad Nash, via email (nashb@appstate.edu). For questions concerning student internships, please contact our Internship Coordinator, Amber Gregory via email (gregoryam1@appstate.edu). For any other business, please feel free to contact the Chairperson, Dr. Cameron Lippard, via email (lippardcd@appstate.edu).

Thank you for your patience and we are here for you! (Updated 3/19/20)

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