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Award Winners

Award-Winning Faculty!
Nov 4, 2014

On October 28th, three sociology faculty members received awards from Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences. Senior instructor, ...

Private Violence: Kit Gruelle's Award-Winning Documentary
Nov 4, 2014

We are excited to bring Kit Gruelle, an ASU Sociology alum, back to campus to premiere her film, Private Violence.  This film has won countless a...

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Quavian Lewis - Finding Careers with Sociology in Mind
Oct 15, 2014

One of our department's strengths is preparing undergraduate students for a life-long pursuit for educational experiences that lead to practical skill...

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Dr. Cameron Lippard Receives Board of Governor's ASU-College Excellence in Teaching Award
Sep 2, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Cameron Lippard who was one of seven faculty members to receive a Board of Governor's Excellence in Teaching Award. Each year s...

Sociology Study Abroad Opportunity for Summer 2015!
Sep 2, 2014

Announcing an exciting ASU Study Abroad Opportunity to earn ASU credit while traveling in Europe: Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Western Europe: Spa...

New Lecturer in the Department of Sociology! Ed Pardue
Aug 7, 2014

The Department of Sociology would like to welcome Ed Pardue who will be serving as a one-year temporary lecturer. He received his Masters of Science i...

Welcoming New Faculty! Dr. Ellen Lamont
Aug 7, 2014

The Department of Sociology to proud to welcome and introduce one of our new tenure-track faculty members, Dr. Ellen Lamont. Dr. Lamont received her P...

Welcoming New Faculty! Dr. Kenneth Sanchagrin
Aug 7, 2014

The Department of Sociology to proud to welcome and introduce one of our new tenure-track faculty members, Dr. Kenneth Sanchagrin. Originally from Mar...

Dr. McCaughey Edits Book on Cyberactivism
Jul 31, 2014

Martha McCaughey's book, Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web, was released recently from Routledge. Cyberactivism already has a rich history, but o...

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Alumnus Receives Teaching Award as a Community College Instructor
Jul 24, 2014

John Neathery, alumnus of ASU Sociology, was  named this year's winner of the W. Ronald McCarter Teaching Excellence Award at Alamance Community...