Grayson Bodenheimer

Grayson Bodenheimer: Undergraduate Research on the Sociology of Emotions and Educator Burnout
Feb 16, 2016

One great experience undergraduate sociology students can have at App State is conducting their own research on what they love or what they are curiou...

Caitlin Pitkin

Meet Caitlin Pitkin: At-Risk Youth Program Coordinator
Jan 29, 2016

Are you interested in seeing how to relate theory to practice? Or, do you want to challenge the social problems you see unfolding every day in your ho...

Faith Morey

Faith Morey: Graduated and Out Changing the World!
Jan 29, 2016

Say hello to Faith Morey! In December of 2015, Faith graduate with her degree in sociology with a concentration in families and intimate relationships...

Costa Rica

Spend Spring Break in Costa Rica, 2016!
Jan 19, 2016

Spring Break Study Abroad Program: Global Supply Chain & Human Logistics in the Coffee Industry in Costa Rica!This program focuses on the complete...


James E. Birren, 97
Jan 19, 2016

We rarely have the privilege of encountering one of the founders of anything, but as a graduate student at the University of Southern California in th...

 Julie Wiggins, Brenda Reece

Brenda Reece Honored by Bar Association
Jan 13, 2016

The Watauga County Bar Association recognized former ASU graduate gerontology student Brenda Reece with its Citizen of the Year Award at the organizat...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Heritage or Hate?: The Confederate Battle Flag in the 21st Century
Oct 26, 2015

With the recent shooting deaths of 9 African Americans in Charleston, citizens against racism rallied once again to take down the Confederate&nbs...

Department of Sociology Accepting Applications for a Tenure-Track Position
Oct 22, 2015

he Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 201...

Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Programs: Dr. Martha McCaughey's Research
Oct 14, 2015

Drs. Martha McCaughey and Jill Cermele published their recent paper titled, "Changing the Hidden Curriculum of Campus Rape Prevention and Education: W...

No crossing

Immigration Attitudes a Mix of Fear, Nativism, and Color-blind Rhetoric
Sep 22, 2015

Dr. Cameron Lippard, associate professor of sociology, just published a recent study analyzing respondent views of immigration in the United States.&n...