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Dr. Cameron Lippard Receives College of Arts and Sciences SAFE Grant
Oct 24, 2018

Drs. Cameron Lippard and Bruce Stewart (History) received a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE Grant to complete their edited volume on "modern moonshi...

Stop 287g

Dr. Arriaga Interviewed on Local Immigration Enforcement Efforts in North Carolina
Oct 11, 2018

North Carolina: Wake County sheriff race struggles for media visibility, with 287(g) at stake......

Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Arriaga travels to Greece to Discuss Her Research International Immigration and NGOs
Oct 11, 2018

From October 6, 2018, Dr. Felicia Arriaga attended an international conference in Athens, Greece to present her research on the impact of NGOs on dete...


Novel Drug Abuse Research by Dr. Thames
Oct 3, 2018

Dr. Thames and co-author, Dr. Robert Perdue, published a research article in the Journal of Drug Issues focusing on novel drug use. Particularly, Tham...

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...


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...

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...