Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Ellen Lamont

Dr. Ellen Lamont Receives UNC Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Award

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized 27 students, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards of Distinction ceremony, honoring t...

Dr. Robert Freeland, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robert Freeland

Dr. Freeland received a Spring 2023 Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) grant to support data collection for his study titled "Political Affiliation...

Dr. Johnnie Lotesta

Dr. Johnnie Lotesta Inducted into the CAS Academy of Outstanding Teachers

BOONE, N.C. — Each year, Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) recognizes several members of the faculty and...

Student and Alumni Spotlight

Augusta Scruggs

Augusta Scruggs Presents her Research at the Southern Sociological Society

In April, Sociology major Augusta Scruggs attended and presented her research at the Southern Sociological Society's annual conference in New Orleans,...

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Congrats to our Spring 2024 Outstanding Sociology Seniors!

On April 19, 2024, the Department of Sociology and the College of Arts and Sciences recognized six outstanding sociology seniors. Students who receive...

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Four Sociology Seniors Successfully Defend their Honors Theses

Over the last two weeks, sociology seniors have been busy finishing their original research projects for their Capstone and honors requirements. Four ...

General News

Dr. Cameron Lippard ’98, chair of Appalachian State University's Department of Sociology

Dr. Cameron Lippard ’98 Honored With OIED Global Leadership Award

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Cameron Lippard ’98, chair of Appalachian State University's Department of Sociology, is the recipient of the 202...

Dr. Ellen Lamont, associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Sociology

Dr. Ellen Lamont Challenges Traditional Gender Roles on "Munk Debates" Podcast

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Ellen Lamont, associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Sociology, is featured on the Septembe...

Rodrigo Dorfman is a Chilean-born, Latino visual storyteller and community activist known for his work documenting the Great Latino Migration to the American South. Photo by Rodrigo Dorfman (rodrigodorfman.com).

September 26: "The Making of the Nuevo South" with Rodrigo Dorfman

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of S...