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Sarah Caudill

Sarah Caudill's Phenomenal Internship with the United States Department of State
Aug 30, 2019

Appalachian State University student Sarah Caudill had an excellent internship this summer. As a student earning a Bachelor of Science in sociology wi...

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Ian Foley Shares His Internship Experience with the ACLU
Aug 28, 2019

Junior sociology student Ian Foley had an enriching and challenging internship this summer. As part of his requirements for his Bachelor of Science de...

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Drs. Page and Husain Begin New Research on "End-of-Life Doulas"
Aug 27, 2019

Drs. Amy Dellinger Page and Jonelle Husain have received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval to move ahead with their research project expl...

Dr. Joe Jakubek

Dr. Joseph Jakubek presented with Outstanding Scholarly Achievement award by Rural Sociological Society
Aug 26, 2019

On August 9, 2019, Dr. Joseph Jakubek, Lecturer in Sociology, was awarded the Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award by the Rur...

Jess Eatman

Jess Eatman Uses Her Sociological Knowledge in the For-Profit World!
Aug 14, 2019

Graduating with double Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology (Concentration in Applied Research Methods) and Mathematics, Jess Eatman is a great ex...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Participates in a Panel Discussion on the Changing Dynamics of North Carolina Politics and Policy
Aug 14, 2019

On July 24, 2019, Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor of Sociology, participated in a panel discussion of prominent women of color scholars and p...

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Dr. Lippard's Research on Affirmative Action Gets a National Nod
Aug 14, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard's research on the color-blind rhetoric used by special interest groups to fight against affirmative action was cited and discussed...

Welcome Dr. Joe Jakubek to the Department of Sociology
Aug 13, 2019

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome Dr. Joe Jakubek  who will be serving as a non tenure track lecturer at Appalachian State .  ...

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...