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hook up culture

Faculty and student research on Navigating Campus Hookup Culture
Sep 28, 2018

Current research examples of the college hookup scene consistently show it to be heavily gendered and heteronormative....

Aging and health

Department of Sociology Accepting Applications for Age and Health Graduate Certificate!
Sep 25, 2018

Interested in further developing your knowledge of the social issues surrounding aging and health as well as understanding how these issues pertain to...

Photovoice

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff Published Article on the Pedagogical Use of Photovoice in the Classroom
Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff, along with colleagues from the University of Missouri – Columbia, recently published a pedagogical article examining the ef...

Amber Gregory

Welcome Amber Gregory to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 21, 2018

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome Amber Gregory, who will serve as a Lecturer for Appalachian State. Her teaching and research interests...

Dr. Jonah Birch

Welcome Dr. Jonah Birch to the Department of Sociology!
Aug 20, 2018

The Department of Sociology is also happy to welcome Dr. Jonah Birch, who will be serving as a 2-year visiting faculty member at Appalachian Stat...

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. ...