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Gender Remains Defining Feature of Marriage Proposals
Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Ellen Lamont research focuses on dating, hookups, and courtship. Her scholarship has been published in several top ranked journals, and she recent...

“Boys to Men: Masculinity and the Next Mass Shooting”
Mar 2, 2018

The recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida has made some people wonder if masculinity is a culprit inciting  violence by young men. On  F...

Interdisciplinary Research leads to Comprehensive Book about Contemporary Perspectives on War around the World
Mar 2, 2018

Interdisciplinary Research leads to Comprehensive Book about Contemporary Perspectives on War around the World BOONE, N.C. – War is ever presen...

"Making sense of mistreatment: intersectionality and perceptions of everyday discrimination”
Feb 23, 2018

Dr. Catherine E. Harnois, Professor in the Department of Sociology and a core faculty member in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexualit...

Dr. David Embrick

Dr. David Embrick: Sanctuaries of White Supremacy: Boundaries of White Space(s) and White Resistance to Change
Feb 1, 2018

ABSTRACTThe recent battles, both overt and subtle, regarding the removal of confederate statues and other symbols of white supremacy, is often assumed...

Project C.A.R.E. (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty)

Project C.A.R.E. Presentation
Jan 20, 2017

Project C.A.R.E. (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty), an evidence-based state-funded program to benefit dementia caregivers, will be the subj...

PTSD isn't about what's wrong with you, it's about what happened to you

The Sociology of War: Student Documentary Focuses on PTSD
Jan 5, 2017

One of the courses offered by App State's Department of Sociology is SOC 3800: Sociology of War. This course defines the social institutions of war an...

Teepa Snow, nationally-renowned speaker and trainer on dementia, coming to the High Country January 11 in Boone

Teepa Snow: Working with Dementia
Dec 15, 2016

We are fortunate to have Teepa Snow, nationally-renowned speaker and trainer on dementia, coming to the High Country January 11 in Boone. She'll also ...

Eric Willis

Meet Eric Willis: Applied Researcher!
Nov 9, 2016

Meet Eric Willis. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in Applied Research Methods with a minor in statistics....

Amanda Anthony

Amanda Anthony: "Consuming Authenticity: The Influence of Racial Authenticity on Our Everyday Lives."
Oct 25, 2016

The Department of Sociology and the Multicultural Student Development welcomes Dr. Amanda Koontz Anthony to present her research on authenticity, “C...