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Ethan Flynn

Meet Ethan Flynn: Social Agent for Change
Oct 9, 2016

Meet Ethan Flynn. Ethan graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law. However, thro...

Lauren Marvel

Lauren Marvel: Assistant District Attorney and Guest Speaker for ASU's Walk for Awareness
Aug 29, 2016

Meet Lauren Marvel. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Legal Studies. Lauren worked hard at App State, r...

So you wanna hook up?

Drs. Lamont and Roach Embark on New Research Agenda about LGBTQ "Hooking-Up"
Aug 11, 2016

This fall sociology professors Teresa Roach and Ellen Lamont and undergraduate research assistant Sope Kahn will begin data collection on a ...

Sociology: Essential to General Education
Aug 8, 2016

Just like breakfast cereal, sociology courses represent an important part of a complete and total experience within a university education. In a recen...

Jamie Sanchagrin

Meet Jamie Sanchagrin: New Faculty Member
Aug 2, 2016

Jamie Sanchagrin joins the App State sociology faculty this year as a lecturer. Prior to earning a Graduate Certificate in Sociology from Appalachian ...

Check out the Sociology of Health and Aging Concentration!
Aug 1, 2016

Starting this Fall of 2016, the Department of Sociology will be offering a newly-revised Bachelor of Science concentration in the Sociology of Health ...

shuster

Meet Dr. stef shuster: New Faculty Member
Aug 1, 2016

Dr. stef m. shuster joins the sociology faculty at Appalachian State this fall as an assistant professor. They earned their M.A. and Ph.D. i...

Fascism

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...

Cosmo Article

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...