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Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Receives a 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Grant
May 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Spring 2020 Outstanding Seniors for the Department of Sociology
May 6, 2020

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize our outstanding seniors for Spring 2020. We first recognize Rainey Dellinger. Dellinger, a se...

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Three Sociology Seniors Successfully Defend their Honors Theses
May 4, 2020

Congratulations to Carter Blue, Sarah Caudill, and Chloe Starr for successfully defending their honors theses! They will be graduating with department...

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Katie Jones Applies Her Sociology Skills in Her New Position as a Parole Officer
Mar 9, 2020

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law in 2017, Katie Jones has recent...

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Alumna Destiny Warne Applies Sociology to Her Work with the Girl Scouts of the USA
Feb 26, 2020

After graduating from Appalachian State in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology and concentration in families and intimate relationship...

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...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Co-authors Book on Affirmative Action and College Admissions
Feb 14, 2020

In collaboration with Dr. J. Scott Carter at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Cameron Lippard recent reserach monograph, The Death of Affirmativ...

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...

Sociology Students Graduate With Honors
Jan 30, 2020

Congratulations to Callie Koeval and Ashlyn Stone, who graduated with departmental honors in December. Callie completed a thesis investigating the imp...

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Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Book on Her Latest Research Focused on Dating
Jan 16, 2020

Recently, Dr. Ellen Lamont's, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Date, was published and released by the University of California Pr...