Faculty Spotlight

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...


Novel Drug Abuse Research by Dr. Thames
Oct 3, 2018

Dr. Thames and co-author, Dr. Robert Perdue, published a research article in the Journal of Drug Issues focusing on novel drug use. Particularly, Tham...


Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff Published Article on the Pedagogical Use of Photovoice in the Classroom
Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff, along with colleagues from the University of Missouri – Columbia, recently published a pedagogical article examining the ef...

Amber Gregory

Welcome Amber Gregory to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 21, 2018

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome Amber Gregory, who will serve as a Lecturer for Appalachian State. Her teaching and research interests...

Welcome Dr. Jonah Birch to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 20, 2018

The Department of Sociology is also happy to welcome Dr. Jonah Birch, who will be serving as a 2-year visiting faculty member at Appalachian Stat...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Welcome Dr. Felicia Arriaga to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 20, 2018

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome our newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Felicia Arriaga.   Arriaga is originally from Hendersonv...

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Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article on Hookup Culture with Student
Jul 24, 2018

Drs. Ellen Lamont and Teresa Roach (Florida State University) believe that the best way for students to learn about research is for them to participat...

Cameron Lippard

Dr. Lippard begins as Interim Chair for the Department of Sociology
Jul 1, 2018

Four new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions in fall 2018....

Immigrant family separations

Dr. Lippard speaks to separation of immigrant families
Jun 22, 2018

Click on the following link for the news story: Separating immigrant families. ...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Becomes Editor of Sociological Inquiry & Sociation Today
Mar 21, 2018

Starting in the Fall of 2018, Dr. Cameron Lippard will serve as the Senior Editor for Sociation Today, North Carolina Sociological Association’s ope...