Faculty Spotlight

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...

Dr. Page Serves as the New Undergraduate Program Director for Sociology
Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page was elected to serve as Undergraduate Programs Director beginning January 2019.  Dr. Page joined the faculty of the Depart...

Brad Nash

Dr. Brad Nash Becomes an Editor for the American Sociological Association's Teaching Resources
Dec 1, 2018

Dr. Brad Nash has been selected to serve as an Area Editor for the American Sociological Association's Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for ...

ICE Arrest

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Interviewed on Immigration and Local Elections
Nov 6, 2018

Dr. Felicia Arriaga was interviewed by WUNC 91.5, North Carolina Public Radio.  In North Carolina, some voters are weighing in on an issue t...

Cameron Lippard and Ellen Lamont

Dr. Ellen Lamont Inducted into the CAS Academy of Outstanding Teachers
Oct 24, 2018

 Dr. Ellen Lamont was inducted into the College of Arts and Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers for 2017-2018. As one of her student recomme...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Receives College of Arts and Sciences SAFE Grant
Oct 24, 2018

Drs. Cameron Lippard and Bruce Stewart (History) received a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE Grant to complete their edited volume on "modern moonshi...

Stop 287g

Dr. Arriaga Interviewed on Local Immigration Enforcement Efforts in North Carolina
Oct 11, 2018

North Carolina: Wake County sheriff race struggles for media visibility, with 287(g) at stake......

Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Arriaga travels to Greece to Discuss Her Research International Immigration and NGOs
Oct 11, 2018

From October 6, 2018, Dr. Felicia Arriaga attended an international conference in Athens, Greece to present her research on the impact of NGOs on dete...