Faculty Spotlight

Sociology Faculty Recognized as "Most Helpful"
Sep 10, 2019

Appalachian State's Mapworks Office has released a 2018-2019 "most helpful" faculty and staff around campus.  Students were asked to complete a s...

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Drs. Page and Husain Begin New Research on "End-of-Life Doulas"
Aug 27, 2019

Drs. Amy Dellinger Page and Jonelle Husain have received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval to move ahead with their research project expl...

Dr. Joe Jakubek

Dr. Joseph Jakubek presented with Outstanding Scholarly Achievement award by Rural Sociological Society
Aug 26, 2019

On August 9, 2019, Dr. Joseph Jakubek, Lecturer in Sociology, was awarded the Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award by the Rur...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Participates in a Panel Discussion on the Changing Dynamics of North Carolina Politics and Policy
Aug 14, 2019

On July 24, 2019, Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor of Sociology, participated in a panel discussion of prominent women of color scholars and p...

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Dr. Lippard's Research on Affirmative Action Gets a National Nod
Aug 14, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard's research on the color-blind rhetoric used by special interest groups to fight against affirmative action was cited and discussed...

Welcome Dr. Joe Jakubek to the Department of Sociology
Aug 13, 2019

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome Dr. Joe Jakubek  who will be serving as a non tenure track lecturer at Appalachian State .  ...

Dr. Martha McCaughey

Dr. Martha McCaughey Receives the 2019 Harvey R. Durham Freshman Advocate Award
May 22, 2019

For her contributions to improving the first-year experience on Appalachian State University’s campus, Dr. Martha McCaughey, director of First ...

Dr. Edward Rosenberg

Dr. Ed Rosenberg Publishes Research on Aging from Around the World!
Mar 11, 2019

Over the last several years, Dr. Ed Rosenberg has worked with several international scholars across southeast Asia and particularly in Thailand. His r...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Speaks with NPR about the State of Immigration in North Carolina
Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Felicia Arriaga participated in a conversation hosted by The State of Things, a local NPR segment, to discuss the recent Immigration and Customs E...

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Drs. Lippard and Stewart Release a New Edited Volume on "Modern Moonshine"
Feb 23, 2019

Drs. Cameron Lippard (Sociology) and Bruce Stewart’s (History) recent interdisciplinary collaboration and edited book, Modern Moonshine: The Revival...