Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Ellen Lamont

Dr. Ellen Lamont Receives UNC Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Award
May 9, 2024

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
Feb 8, 2024

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
Nov 3, 2023

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

App State Sociology Welcomes Dr. Ruth Carmi
Aug 31, 2023

Dr. Ruth Carmi joined the department in 2023. Her research and teaching focus on intersectionality, gender & sexuality, law and society, and peace...

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Sociology Welcomes Assistant Professor for Fall 2023
Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Elizabeth Trudeau joined the department in 2023. She particularly focuses on research and teaching in the areas of criminology, gender & sexua...

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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...

Appalachian Senior Programs Staff

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...