Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Beth Davison

Dr. Beth Davison Receives Innovation Scholars Program Award
Mar 21, 2018

University Documentary Film Services, received a $10,000 grant to pursue her project in establishing a minitheater at the National Park Service’s &n...

Dr. stef shuster

Dr. stef shuster receives two awards
Mar 21, 2018

Assistant professor, Dr. stef shuster, has been busy this semester racking up awards. Their first award comes from the editors of the Journal of ...

Gender Remains Defining Feature of Marriage Proposals
Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Ellen Lamont research focuses on dating, hookups, and courtship. Her scholarship has been published in several top ranked journals, and she recent...

“Boys to Men: Masculinity and the Next Mass Shooting”
Mar 2, 2018

The recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida has made some people wonder if masculinity is a culprit inciting  violence by young men. On  F...

Interdisciplinary Research leads to Comprehensive Book about Contemporary Perspectives on War around the World
Mar 2, 2018

Interdisciplinary Research leads to Comprehensive Book about Contemporary Perspectives on War around the World BOONE, N.C. – War is ever presen...

So you wanna hook up?

Drs. Lamont and Roach Embark on New Research Agenda about LGBTQ "Hooking-Up"
Aug 11, 2016

This fall sociology professors Teresa Roach and Ellen Lamont and undergraduate research assistant Sope Kahn will begin data collection on a ...

Jamie Sanchagrin

Meet Jamie Sanchagrin: New Faculty Member
Aug 2, 2016

Jamie Sanchagrin joins the App State sociology faculty this year as a lecturer. Prior to earning a Graduate Certificate in Sociology from Appalachian ...

shuster

Meet Dr. stef shuster: New Faculty Member
Aug 1, 2016

Dr. stef m. shuster joins the sociology faculty at Appalachian State this fall as an assistant professor. They earned their M.A. and Ph.D. i...

Prison in Appalachia

Community Impact Research by Drs. Perdue and Sanchagrin: Prison Growth in Central Appalachia
Aug 1, 2016

Drs. Robert Perdue and Ken Sanchagrin recently conducted research on the dramatic growth of prisons being located in central Appalachia. Seeking to br...

Cosmo Article

Public Sociology at its Best: Dr. Ellen Lamont and Cosmo Magazine
May 13, 2016

Pick up this month's issue of Cosmopolitan magazine to see what Ellen Lamont, an assistant professor of sociology, has to say about millennials and re...