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War in Europe: Sociology 2017 Study Abroad Opportunity!
Aug 1, 2016

WAR in EUROPE!: Travel to Germany, Italy, and Spain to Understand the Consequences of War and Fascism.This interdisciplinary program offered by Histor...

Prison in Appalachia

Community Impact Research by Drs. Perdue and Sanchagrin: Prison Growth in Central Appalachia
Aug 1, 2016

Drs. Robert Perdue and Ken Sanchagrin recently conducted research on the dramatic growth of prisons being located in central Appalachia. Seeking to br...

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Public Sociology at its Best: Dr. Ellen Lamont and Cosmo Magazine
May 13, 2016

Pick up this month's issue of Cosmopolitan magazine to see what Ellen Lamont, an assistant professor of sociology, has to say about millennials and re...

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Variations on a Theme: Sociology through the Arts
May 12, 2016

Melissa Edd is an Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) major who believes that social inequality is something to sing about. Using the sociological knowled...

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Summer Wisdom Receives the Diversity Advocate Award
Apr 27, 2016

Summer Wisdom, adjunct instructor for the Department of Sociology and Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs and Annual Giving, received the Diversity A...

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Sociology Students Honored for Academic Excellence
Apr 27, 2016

On April 20, 2016, several students were recognized for their academic accomplishments at the App State College of Arts and Sciences Student Honors Da...

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Dr. Beth Davison Receives the University College Award on Community Engagement
Apr 26, 2016

On April 20, 2016, Dr. Beth Davison received the University College Award for Excellence in Community Engagement at Appalachian State University.As a ...

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Meet Alex Setzer: Modern-Day Crime Fighter!
Apr 25, 2016

Meet Alex Setzer. Alex graduated from Appalachian State University double degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice in 2011. As a student, he had a pas...

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Check Out Our Facebook Page!
Apr 25, 2016

Finally! The Department of Sociology has entered the 21st century and created a department Facebook page. This page will announce achievements, news, ...

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Dr. Amy Dellinger Page: Recipient of the W.H. Plemmons Leadership Award
Apr 25, 2016

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology, was awarded the W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion for her work ...