General News

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article in The Atlantic, Interviewed for The New York Times
Feb 17, 2020

Dr. Ellen Lamont was invited to write an article for The Atlantic on the findings of her new book, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Dat...

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois
Feb 3, 2020

W.E.B. Du Bois is often described as a lot of different things; scholar, activist, early founding figure in urban and community sociology, but what he...

Jessica Pittman Dale

Jessica Pittman Dale Applies Her Sociology Skills to Encourage Prevention in Our Communities
Sep 4, 2019

Jessica Pittman Dale is an Appalachian State alumnus with a mission. Graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentr...

Jess Eatman

Jess Eatman Uses Her Sociological Knowledge in the For-Profit World!
Aug 14, 2019

Graduating with double Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology (Concentration in Applied Research Methods) and Mathematics, Jess Eatman is a great ex...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Named Department Chair of Sociology
Mar 5, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard will assume the position of department chair for the Department of Sociology, in the College of Arts and Sciences as of March 1, 2...

Dr. Ted Thornill

Dr. Ted Thornhill Presents His Research on Race and College Admissions
Feb 27, 2019

In collaboration with the Department of Culture, Gender, and Global Studies, the Department of Sociology cordially invites you to attend a premiere re...

Cherokee fieldtrip

Sociology Students Travel to Cherokee to Learn about Indigenous People of North Carolina
Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff's SOC 4560 Race and Ethnicity class took a field trip to Cherokee, North Carolina. Students explored the oftentimes hidden rac...

"Making sense of mistreatment: intersectionality and perceptions of everyday discrimination”
Feb 23, 2018

Dr. Catherine E. Harnois, Professor in the Department of Sociology and a core faculty member in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexualit...

Dr. David Embrick

Dr. David Embrick: Sanctuaries of White Supremacy: Boundaries of White Space(s) and White Resistance to Change
Feb 1, 2018

ABSTRACTThe recent battles, both overt and subtle, regarding the removal of confederate statues and other symbols of white supremacy, is often assumed...