Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Alice P. Wright named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
Sep 21, 2017

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
Sep 21, 2017

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

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug awarded Wenner Gren funding for bioarchaeological research in India
Aug 11, 2017

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, received a research award from the Wenner Gren Foundation to conduc...

Dana Powell

Dr. Dana Powell named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
May 10, 2017

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
May 10, 2017

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

Alice Wright holding statuette award

Dr. Alice P. Wright named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
Jan 4, 2017

Dr. Alice P. Wright has been named a "Facutly Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Dr. Alice P. Wright was presented the C.B. Moore Aw...

Dr. Timothy Smith

Dr. Timothy J. Smith, Associate Professor of Anthropology
May 6, 2015

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has developed a special relationship during the past 20 years with the predominantly indigenous town of Sololá, Guatemala....

Gwen Robbins Schug

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, Professor of Anthropology
Aug 11, 2011

Gwen Robbins Schug is a bioarchaeologist interested in paleopathology, paleodemography, long bone ontogeny, bone histology, and South Asian prehistory...

Thomas Whyte

Dr. Thomas R. Whyte, Professor of Anthropology
Sep 22, 2010

Tom Whyte's research includes southern Appalachian prehistoric archaeology, zooarchaeology, and experimental archaeology. His recent research includes...

Dr. Claassen in the field

Dr. Cheryl Claassen, Professor of Anthropology
Feb 28, 2010

Dr. Cheryl Claassen, ProfessorSpring 2010"[In the spring of 2010, I was] on leave [and had] several tasks to complete. One was to write a paper for pu...