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Dr. Cameron Lippard Talks with the American Sociological Association about Latino Immigrants in Western North Carolina
Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard was recently featured in a public information video created by the American Sociological Association (ASA). This video highlights ...

Dr. Ellen Lamont

Dr. Ellen Lamont Receives the College of Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year Award
Oct 28, 2019

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences selects a member from the Academy of Outstanding Teachers for the Teacher of the Year title. In order to m...

Dr. Ed Rosenberg

Dr. Ed Rosenberg Appointed to the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging
Oct 24, 2019

Dr. Ed Rosenberg, professor of Sociology and former director of the graduate programs in Gerontology and Sociology at Appalachian State University, ha...

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...

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‚Äôs campus, Dr. Martha McCaughey, director of First ...