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Sociology Welcomes Two Full-Time Lecturers in 2022!
Sep 20, 2022

Leslie Cuddy earned her Master of Arts degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Duri...

Dr. Rob Freeland

App State Sociology Welcomes New Assistant Professor, Dr. Rob Freeland
Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Rob Freeland joined the Sociology faculty in 2022. His research and teaching interests span social stratification, social psychology, and quantita...

Dr. Ann Page

Dr. Ann Louise Page: Dedicated member of the Appalachian Community
Jun 25, 2021

Commitment to her field was a significant part of Dr. Ann Louise Page’s life....

Dr. Martha McCaughey

Sociology Professor Joins Prestigious Writers Group
Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Martha McCaughey, professor in the Department of Sociology, has become a member of the Heterodox Academy's Writers Group, a nonprofit or...

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Senior citizen volunteers support fellow local community members through AmeriCorps Seniors programs
Apr 16, 2021

Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors engages more than 200,000 older adults in volunteer service programs enriching the lives of volunteers and ben...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Receives the Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Sociological Society
Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Cameron Lippard is the 2021 recipient of the Southern Sociological Society's (SSS) Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award. As noted in the or...

Jon Gordon

The Department Welcomes A New Faculty Member - Jon Gordon
Mar 9, 2021

The Department of Sociology is excited to welcome new assistant professor, Jon Gordon, this fall! Jon's research focuses on the interconnections betwe...

The Department Welcomes A New Faculty Member - Dr. Johnnie Lotesta
Mar 9, 2021

The Department of Sociology is excited to welcome new assistant professor, Dr. Johnnie Lotesta, this fall! Johnnie is a political and cultural sociolo...

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Project Star has Stellar Year in Assisting Local Seniors
Feb 18, 2021

For the past 18 years, Appalachian Senior Programs has sponsored Project Star for disadvantaged senior citizens in Ashe County....

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga publishes timely article on social issues during COVID-19
Sep 17, 2020

So far, 2020 has seen the emergence and strengthening of various social movements. More than ever, there are discussions of what our society can impro...