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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...

Dr. Alice P. Wright named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine

Dr. Alice P. Wright has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Dr. Wright is an anthropological archaeologist broa...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. His areas of research and teaching cover development, i...

Dana Powell

Dr. Dana Powell named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine

Dr. Dana Powell has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Her research covers the cultural politics of energy developm...

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Faculty Spotlights

Dr. Susan Keefe and Dr. Tom Whyte help Junaluska Heritage Association commemorate Historic Black Cemetery

On October 2, 2017,  a celebration took place to unveil a new monument marking the historic black cemetery off of Howard Street in Boone. It capp...

Dr. Alice P. Wright named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine

Dr. Alice P. Wright has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Dr. Wright is an anthropological archaeologist broa...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. His areas of research and teaching cover development, i...

Alumni Spotlights

ASU Anthropology Graduate

ASU Anthropology graduates working as part of the Burned Area Emergency Response team in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Hayley Wynn and Cala Castleberry graduated together in May 2017, both with degrees in Anthropology, with Archaeology concentrations. They have been fo...

Christopher Moore

Christopher R. Moore, Archaeologist at the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program (SRARP)

After graduating from Appalachian with a B.S. in Anthropology in 1997, Chris attended East Carolina University where he received an M.A. in Anthropolo...

Sarah Perry

Sarah Perry is executive producer and researcher for a new documentary about Colombian peace process

Sarah Perry graduated in 2014 with a degree in anthropology and a minor in Spanish. She worked in the non-profit sector in Asheville for a year after ...

News

Majors Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia awarded grant from Clinton Global Initiative

Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia, anthropology majors at Appalachian State University, have been awarded a grant from the Clinton Global Initiati...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito and Dr. Jon Carter named CAS Humanities Fellows

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito and Dr. Jon Carter have both been named 2017-18 Humanities Fellows in the College of Arts & Sciences. Each year,...

Anthropology Major Autumn Melby featured in CAS Newsletter

Autumn Melby is featured in the Fall 2017 College of Arts & Sciences NewsletterNames of scholarships currently receiving:Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memori...