Faculty Spotlight

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...

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...

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...