"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...


Puceta Named Aging Projects Coordinator for Kerr Tar Area Agency on Aging
Oct 21, 2016

Colleen Puceta, who received the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology in May 2012, has been named the Aging Projects Coordinator for the Kerr Tar Area ...

Jason Davis

Jason Davis: The Student Becomes The Teacher
Oct 14, 2016

Meet Jason Davis. Jason serves as an adjunct instructor at Western Piedmont Community College, Mayland Community College, and Mitchell Community Colle...

Taylor Boyd

Taylor Boyd: Changing Student Lives with Sociology
Oct 11, 2016

Meet Taylor Boyd. Taylor graduated from App State with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Social Inequalities. Before graduating in ...