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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...

Destiny Warne

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...

The Mating Game

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...

Katelin Smith Presents at the 15th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
Dec 5, 2019

On Saturday, November 23, Katelin Smith, a Junior at Appalachian State University majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Social Inequalities, g...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Talks with the American Sociological Association about Latino Immigrants in Western North Carolina
Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard was recently featured in a public information video created by the American Sociological Association (ASA). This video highlights ...

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Sociology Major Anna Biache Presents Research at Conference in El Paso, Texas
Nov 5, 2019

Appalachian State University sociology major and senior Anna Biache traveled to El Paso, Texas to present her research at the annual conference of the...