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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...

PTSD isn't about what's wrong with you, it's about what happened to you

The Sociology of War: Student Documentary Focuses on PTSD
Jan 5, 2017

One of the courses offered by App State's Department of Sociology is SOC 3800: Sociology of War. This course defines the social institutions of war an...

Amanda Anthony

Amanda Anthony: "Consuming Authenticity: The Influence of Racial Authenticity on Our Everyday Lives."
Oct 25, 2016

The Department of Sociology and the Multicultural Student Development welcomes Dr. Amanda Koontz Anthony to present her research on authenticity, “C...

Sociology: Essential to General Education
Aug 8, 2016

Just like breakfast cereal, sociology courses represent an important part of a complete and total experience within a university education. In a recen...