Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Welcome Dr. Felicia Arriaga to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 20, 2018

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome our newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Felicia Arriaga.   Arriaga is originally from Hendersonv...

Julie Wiggins

High Country Council of Governments hires Julie Wiggins as Executive Director
Aug 7, 2018

BOONE — High Country Council of Governments has selected and hired Julie Wiggins as its new Executive Director, beginning Aug. 1....

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Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article on Hookup Culture with Student
Jul 24, 2018

Drs. Ellen Lamont and Teresa Roach (Florida State University) believe that the best way for students to learn about research is for them to participat...

Cameron Lippard

Dr. Lippard begins as Interim Chair for the Department of Sociology
Jul 1, 2018

Four new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions in fall 2018....

Immigrant family separations

Dr. Lippard speaks to separation of immigrant families
Jun 22, 2018

Click on the following link for the news story: Separating immigrant families. ...

Aging and health

Application Deadline for the Aging, Health, and Society Graduate Certificate November 1, 2019!
Jun 19, 2018

Interested in further developing your knowledge about the intersection of aging and health-related issues? If so, consider applying for the Department...


Application Deadline for the Sociology Graduate Certificate April 1, 2020!
Jun 19, 2018

Are you interested in further developing your knowledge of sociology? Do you need graduate-level sociology courses so you can teach sociology to under...

Sociology of Aging, Health, and Society

Appalachian offers updated and renamed graduate certificate in aging, health and society
Jun 18, 2018

The Department of Sociology is excited to announce new changes to our online certificate program focusing on aging, health, and society. Please use th...

Tori Tensi

Senior Sociology Major Tori Tensi: CAS Corps Feature of the Month
Jun 12, 2018

The CAS Corps are chosen to  serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute ...

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...