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Taylor Boyd

Taylor Boyd, Sociology Alum Hard at Work!
Mar 21, 2018

Meet Taylor Boyd. Taylor obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University in the Fall of 2014. Following his departure from A...

Graduate

Sociology Grades and Graduate School Dreams!
Mar 21, 2018

Our undergraduate students are heading to fantastic graduate school opportunities around the country and North Carolina! Take a moment to read through...

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...

Students and Faculty at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Dr. Anastacia Schuloff Takes Students on a Field Trip to Cherokee, North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018

As part of her SOC 4560: Race and Ethnicity course last Fall, Dr. Anastacia Schuloff planned a field trip for her students to Cherokee, North Carolina...

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...

"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...