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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...

Tom Whyte

Dr. Tom Whyte named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine

Dr. Tom Whyte has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. His areas of research include southern Appalachian p...

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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

Autumn Melby featured in CAS Newsletter

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

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...

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Humanities Council Symposium, "Sustaining Democracy"

The Department of Anthropology is helping to co-sponsor this year's Humanities Council Symposium, "Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistance, Resis...

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...

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...