Dr. Ted Thornill

Dr. Ted Thornhill Presents His Research on Race and College Admissions
Feb 27, 2019

In collaboration with the Department of Culture, Gender, and Global Studies, the Department of Sociology cordially invites you to attend a premiere re...

Modern Moonshine Book Cover

Drs. Lippard and Stewart Release a New Edited Volume on "Modern Moonshine"
Feb 23, 2019

Drs. Cameron Lippard (Sociology) and Bruce Stewart’s (History) recent interdisciplinary collaboration and edited book, Modern Moonshine: The Revival...

Dr. Arriaga and Students

Appalachian State Sociology Students Present at the NCSA 2019 Conference
Feb 21, 2019

On February 15, 2019, Dr. Felicia Arriaga and two Appalachian State University students facilitated a workshop on immigration as it pertains to the st...

Dr. Brad Nash

Dr. Brad Nash Services as Chair for ASA's History of Sociology Award
Feb 21, 2019

On February 14, 2019, Dr. Bradley Nash Jr. was appointed to serve as the chair of the American Sociological Association's History of Sociology section...


Drs. Russell and Thames use Facebook to Understand the Opioid Epidemic
Jan 30, 2019

Drs. David Russell (Appalachian State University), Naomi J. Spence (Lehman College, CUNY), and Kelly M. Thames (Appalachian State University) recently...

Affirmative Action

Dr. Lippard Examines the Rhetorical and Racist Fight Against Affirmative Action in College Admissions Policies
Jan 22, 2019

Drs. J. Scott Carter, Cameron D. Lippard, and Andrew F. Baird recently published their research in Social Problems, a top research journals in sociolo...

Cherokee fieldtrip

Sociology Students Travel to Cherokee to Learn about Indigenous People of North Carolina
Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff's SOC 4560 Race and Ethnicity class took a field trip to Cherokee, North Carolina. Students explored the oftentimes hidden rac...

Dr. Page Serves as the New Undergraduate Program Director for Sociology
Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page was elected to serve as Undergraduate Programs Director beginning January 2019.  Dr. Page joined the faculty of the Depart...

Brad Nash

Dr. Brad Nash Becomes an Editor for the American Sociological Association's Teaching Resources
Dec 1, 2018

Dr. Brad Nash has been selected to serve as an Area Editor for the American Sociological Association's Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for ...

ICE Arrest

Dr. Felicia Arriaga Interviewed on Immigration and Local Elections
Nov 6, 2018

Dr. Felicia Arriaga was interviewed by WUNC 91.5, North Carolina Public Radio.  In North Carolina, some voters are weighing in on an issue t...