Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Jonah Birch

Welcome Dr. Jonah Birch to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 20, 2018

The Department of Sociology is also happy to welcome Dr. Jonah Birch, who will be serving as a 2-year visiting faculty member at Appalachian Stat...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Welcome Dr. Felicia Arriaga to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 20, 2018

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome our newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Felicia Arriaga.   Arriaga is originally from Hendersonv...

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Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article on Hookup Culture with Student
Jul 24, 2018

Drs. Ellen Lamont and Teresa Roach (Florida State University) believe that the best way for students to learn about research is for them to participat...

Cameron Lippard

Dr. Lippard begins as Interim Chair for the Department of Sociology
Jul 1, 2018

Four new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions in fall 2018....

Immigrant family separations

Dr. Lippard speaks to separation of immigrant families
Jun 22, 2018

Click on the following link for the news story: Separating immigrant families. ...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Becomes Editor of Sociological Inquiry & Sociation Today
Mar 21, 2018

Starting in the Fall of 2018, Dr. Cameron Lippard will serve as the Senior Editor for Sociation Today, North Carolina Sociological Association’s ope...

Students and Faculty at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Dr. Anastacia Schuloff Takes Students on a Field Trip to Cherokee, North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018

As part of her SOC 4560: Race and Ethnicity course last Fall, Dr. Anastacia Schuloff planned a field trip for her students to Cherokee, North Carolina...

Dr. Beth Davison

Dr. Beth Davison Receives Innovation Scholars Program Award
Mar 21, 2018

University Documentary Film Services, received a $10,000 grant to pursue her project in establishing a minitheater at the National Park Service’s &n...

Dr. stef shuster

Dr. stef shuster receives two awards
Mar 21, 2018

Assistant professor, Dr. stef shuster, has been busy this semester racking up awards. Their first award comes from the editors of the Journal of ...

Gender Remains Defining Feature of Marriage Proposals
Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Ellen Lamont research focuses on dating, hookups, and courtship. Her scholarship has been published in several top ranked journals, and she recent...