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Rodrigo Dorfman is a Chilean-born, Latino visual storyteller and community activist known for his work documenting the Great Latino Migration to the American South. Photo by Rodrigo Dorfman (

September 26: "The Making of the Nuevo South" with Rodrigo Dorfman
Sep 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of S...

Immigrant Mountaineer Movement Conference

March 24: Immigrant Mountaineer Movement Conference
Mar 15, 2023

BOONE, N.C. —The first Immigrant Mountaineer Movement Conference will be held on Friday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first and second fl...

App State's Center for Appalachian Studies to present "Calls from Home" film screening
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies and Department of Sociology are proud to present a screening of “Calls...

RRI Seed Grant recipients share research outcomes
Jan 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — In Fall 2021, Appalachian State University's Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation (RRI), the newest department in t...

Tatum Schwartz

Tatum Schwartz Receives Inaugural Page Scholarship for Undergraduate Research in Sociology
Jan 20, 2022

The Department of Sociology has awarded the inaugural Ann Louise Page Scholarship for Undergraduate Research Excellence in Sociology to Tatu...


Sociology Announces a New Concentration in Sociology!
Sep 28, 2021

Starting this Fall 2021, the Department of Sociology will offer a new Bachelor of Science concentration in Sociology focusing on power and social chan...

Dr. Ann Page

Dr. Ann Louise Page: Dedicated member of the Appalachian Community
Jun 25, 2021

Commitment to her field was a significant part of Dr. Ann Louise Page’s life....

Graduation ceremony

Congrats to our May 2021 Graduates and Award Winners!
May 19, 2021

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize and congratulate all of our graduating seniors, award and scholarship winners, and successful thes...

Appalachian Senior Programs Staff

Senior citizen volunteers support fellow local community members through AmeriCorps Seniors programs
Apr 16, 2021

Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors engages more than 200,000 older adults in volunteer service programs enriching the lives of volunteers and ben...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Receives the Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Sociological Society
Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Cameron Lippard is the 2021 recipient of the Southern Sociological Society's (SSS) Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award. As noted in the or...