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Appalachian alumnae preserve history through National Park Service internships

BOONE, N.C. — Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’t afraid to get th...

Dr. Gregory Reck leaves a legacy of inspired teaching

After forty-six years, Dr. Gregory Reck is retiring from his job as a professor for Appalachian State’s Department of Anthropology.  He started...

Dr. Cameron Gokee, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Dr. Cameron Gokee is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State. Dr. Gokee is originally from a small town in ...

Dr. Marc Kissel and collaborators publish new paper on populations and violence

Violence a matter of scale, not quantity or time period, researchers showAppalachian State University’s Dr. Marc Kissel, with model skulls. Photo by...

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Dr. Susan Lappan featured in UNC System release on Fulbright awards

Dr. Susan Lappan spent much of last year in Malaysia. In the mornings, the gibbons—small Asian apes hidden in the treetops—would serenade her with...

Dr. Gregory Reck leaves a legacy of inspired teaching

After forty-six years, Dr. Gregory Reck is retiring from his job as a professor for Appalachian State’s Department of Anthropology.  He started...

Dr. Cameron Gokee, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Dr. Cameron Gokee is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State. Dr. Gokee is originally from a small town in ...

Alumni Spotlights

NPR features story on alum Sarah Stacke's ('02) new book on the U.S. South

Sarah Stacke (anthropology alumna, '02) has released a new book, Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum, that is featured in a rece...

Appalachian alumnae preserve history through National Park Service internships

BOONE, N.C. — Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’t afraid to get th...

Abigail Rubio ('18), Sociocultural Anthropology

Abigail Rubio graduated from Appalachian State with a degree in Sociocultural Anthropology. She is from a small town, called Smithfield, near Raleigh,...

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Dr. Susan Lappan featured in UNC System release on Fulbright awards

Dr. Susan Lappan spent much of last year in Malaysia. In the mornings, the gibbons—small Asian apes hidden in the treetops—would serenade her with...

Caroline Noel ('13) wins NSF Fellowship for study at the University of Virginia

Appalachian State University alumnae, Caroline Noel ’13 has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith receives UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has received one of the 2019-2020 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Awards. This is the second of these awards for th...

Anthropology major, Callie Gunzenhauser, writes from Bulgaria

Anthropology major, Callie Gunzenhauser, recently reported back on her experience studying abroad at American University in Bulgaria. Working with the...

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded Cornell University SOH Fellowship

Dr. Dana E. Powell has been selected for a Cornell University Society for the Humanities (SOH) Fellowship for the 2019–20 academic year [r...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito participates in performance event at Black Mountain College

Saturday, March 30, 20193 - 10 p.m.Camp Rockmount in Black Mountain, N.C.About this EventThe {Re}HAPPENING is a one-day event at the histori...