Faculty Spotlight

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter: Drs. Lippard and Sanchagrin to Speak at UNCW
Mar 14, 2017

After the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Treyvon Martin in 2013, three African American community organizers (Alicia Garza, Patrisse ...

So you wanna hook up?

Drs. Lamont and Roach Embark on New Research Agenda about LGBTQ "Hooking-Up"
Aug 11, 2016

This fall sociology professors Teresa Roach and Ellen Lamont and undergraduate research assistant Sope Kahn will begin data collection on a ...

Jamie Sanchagrin

Meet Jamie Sanchagrin: New Faculty Member
Aug 2, 2016

Jamie Sanchagrin joins the App State sociology faculty this year as a lecturer. Prior to earning a Graduate Certificate in Sociology from Appalachian ...

shuster

Meet Dr. stef shuster: New Faculty Member
Aug 1, 2016

Dr. stef m. shuster joins the sociology faculty at Appalachian State this fall as an assistant professor. They earned their M.A. and Ph.D. i...

Prison in Appalachia

Community Impact Research by Drs. Perdue and Sanchagrin: Prison Growth in Central Appalachia
Aug 1, 2016

Drs. Robert Perdue and Ken Sanchagrin recently conducted research on the dramatic growth of prisons being located in central Appalachia. Seeking to br...

Cosmo Article

Public Sociology at its Best: Dr. Ellen Lamont and Cosmo Magazine
May 13, 2016

Pick up this month's issue of Cosmopolitan magazine to see what Ellen Lamont, an assistant professor of sociology, has to say about millennials and re...

Summer Wisdom with award plaque

Summer Wisdom Receives the Diversity Advocate Award
Apr 27, 2016

Summer Wisdom, adjunct instructor for the Department of Sociology and Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs and Annual Giving, received the Diversity A...

 Dr. Beth Davison with camera

Dr. Beth Davison Receives the University College Award on Community Engagement
Apr 26, 2016

On April 20, 2016, Dr. Beth Davison received the University College Award for Excellence in Community Engagement at Appalachian State University.As a ...

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page: Recipient of the W.H. Plemmons Leadership Award
Apr 25, 2016

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology, was awarded the W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion for her work ...

Dr. Ed Rosenberg

Dr. Rosenberg: 2016 GRITS Hall of Fame
Mar 3, 2016

Dr. Ed Rosenberg, professor and graduate studies director in the Department of Sociology, will be inducted into the 2016 GRITS Hall of Fame for Geront...