Faculty Spotlight

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...

Affirmative Action

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...

Modern Moonshine Book Cover

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...

Dr. Brad Nash

Dr. Brad Nash Services as Chair for ASA's History of Sociology Award
Feb 21, 2019

On February 14, 2019, Dr. Bradley Nash Jr. was appointed to serve as the chair of the American Sociological Association's History of Sociology section...

Opioids

Drs. Russell and Thames use Facebook to Understand the Opioid Epidemic
Jan 30, 2019

Drs. David Russell (Appalachian State University), Naomi J. Spence (Lehman College, CUNY), and Kelly M. Thames (Appalachian State University) recently...

Affirmative Action

Dr. Lippard Examines the Rhetorical and Racist Fight Against Affirmative Action in College Admissions Policies
Jan 22, 2019

Drs. J. Scott Carter, Cameron D. Lippard, and Andrew F. Baird recently published their research in Social Problems, a top research journals in sociolo...