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Dr. Martha McCaughey

Dr. Martha McCaughey Receives the 2019 Harvey R. Durham Freshman Advocate Award
May 22, 2019

For her contributions to improving the first-year experience on Appalachian State University’s campus, Dr. Martha McCaughey, director of First ...

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2018-2019 Outstanding Seniors in Sociology
Apr 9, 2019

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize our outstanding student majors for their achievements for the 2018-2019 academic year. First, we w...

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Sociology Alum Works with Local Bars to Address Issues of Consent
Apr 6, 2019

BOONE — As someone who has worked in the restaurant and bar industry for 13 to 14 years, Seth Sullivan — co-owner of The Cardinal — said he’s ...

Dr. Edward Rosenberg

Dr. Ed Rosenberg Publishes Research on Aging from Around the World!
Mar 11, 2019

Over the last several years, Dr. Ed Rosenberg has worked with several international scholars across southeast Asia and particularly in Thailand. His r...

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. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Speaks with NPR about the State of Immigration in North Carolina
Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Felicia Arriaga participated in a conversation hosted by The State of Things, a local NPR segment, to discuss the recent Immigration and Customs E...

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...

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Drs. Lippard and Stewart Release a New Edited Volume on "Modern Moonshine"
Feb 23, 2019

Drs. Cameron Lippard (Sociology) and Bruce Stewart’s (History) recent interdisciplinary collaboration and edited book, Modern Moonshine: The Revival...

Dr. Arriaga and Students

Appalachian State Sociology Students Present at the NCSA 2019 Conference
Feb 21, 2019

On February 15, 2019, Dr. Felicia Arriaga and two Appalachian State University students facilitated a workshop on immigration as it pertains to the st...

Dr. Brad Nash

Dr. Brad Nash Services as Chair for ASA's History of Sociology Award
Feb 21, 2019

On February 14, 2019, Dr. Bradley Nash Jr. was appointed to serve as the chair of the American Sociological Association's History of Sociology section...