Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 3:03pm
Anthropology alumna Caroline Federal (2012) has been awarded the prize for "Best Dissertation" for the Masters of Science in Comparative Politics program at the London School of Economics for her thesis, "Mind the Gap: Gender in National Elections in Varieties of Capitalism."
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:37pm
In the wake of the success of his latest book, American Soccer: History, Culture, Class (co-authored with Dr. Bruce Dick), Dr. Gregory Reck is quoted in German newspaper article on his views about U.S. soccer.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 1:11pm
Dr. Alice P. Wright was presented the C.B. Moore Award for “Excellence in Southeastern Archaeology or associated studies by a younger scholar” at the October 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 3:13pm
While international attention is focused on the recent devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and other Caribbean areas, the hyper-short-term memory of the mainstream media -- along with the tendency to see "disasters" as "over" with the passage of time -- leads us to forget quickly about ongoing social disasters that were accentuated by natural catastrophes.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 1:02pm
The Standing Rock protest has given Dr. Dana Powell an unexpected opportunity to further her research around indigenous land claims and energy infrastructure and enhance her teaching, with the help of Ricki Draper.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:31am
Dr. Dana Powell’s Anthropology of Environmental Justice course spent two days on an engaged learning field trip to Halifax County, North Carolina, participating in the annual Summit of the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 9:54am
If you’re a student in Dr. Tom Whyte’s archaeology class, prepare to get your hands dirty. Cooked roadkill, flint-chipping kind of dirty.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 2:06pm
Dr. Gregory Reck of the Department of Anthropology and his colleague Dr. Dinesh Paudel (Department of Sustainable Development) have published a report in Anthropology News on their research and experiences in post-earthquake Nepal.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 4:02pm
The AAUP Chapter of Appalachian State University singled out Gregory Reck’s career-long defense of academic freedom and shared governance, his support for colleagues and his service. The award recognizes a member of the university community whose outstanding service has enriched the university by defending, supporting and working to advance academic freedom and faculty governance across the campus.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 2:26pm
Dr. Cheryl P. Claassen has published a new book, Native American Landscapes: An Engendered Perspective (University of Tennessee Press 2016). This collection of essays focuses on what she terms the “multi-vocal” landscape—the idea that different groups and genders look upon the same natural features but perceive different meanings and potential in what they are seeing.