Faculty Spotlight

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...

Dr. Matthew Wright

Sociology Welcomes Dr. Wright as a New Assistant Professor
Jul 8, 2020

The Department of Sociology welcomes Dr. Matthew Wright as a new assistant professor at Appalachian State University.  Dr. Wright completed his P...

Dr. Juhee Woo

Sociology Welcomes Dr. Juhee Woo as one of our New Assistant Professors
Jul 8, 2020

The Department of Sociology welcomes Dr. Juhee Woo to Appalachian State University as one of our new assistant professors. Dr. Woo is originally ...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Receives a 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Grant
May 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article in The Atlantic, Interviewed for The New York Times
Feb 17, 2020

Dr. Ellen Lamont was invited to write an article for The Atlantic on the findings of her new book, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Dat...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Co-authors Book on Affirmative Action and College Admissions
Feb 14, 2020

In collaboration with Dr. J. Scott Carter at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Cameron Lippard recent reserach monograph, The Death of Affirmativ...

The Mating Game

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Book on Her Latest Research Focused on Dating
Jan 16, 2020

Recently, Dr. Ellen Lamont's, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Date, was published and released by the University of California Pr...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Talks with the American Sociological Association about Latino Immigrants in Western North Carolina
Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard was recently featured in a public information video created by the American Sociological Association (ASA). This video highlights ...

Dr. Ellen Lamont

Dr. Ellen Lamont Receives the College of Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year Award
Oct 28, 2019

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences selects a member from the Academy of Outstanding Teachers for the Teacher of the Year title. In order to m...

Dr. Ed Rosenberg

Dr. Ed Rosenberg Appointed to the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging
Oct 24, 2019

Dr. Ed Rosenberg, professor of Sociology and former director of the graduate programs in Gerontology and Sociology at Appalachian State University, ha...