Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Thomas R. Whyte featured in Appalachian Today for toad research
Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Tom Whyte likes to dig in the dirt — and solve old mysteries while he’s at it. As a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropolo...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith receives UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award
May 7, 2019

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

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

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
Apr 2, 2019

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...

Dr. Gregory Reck leaves a legacy of inspired teaching
May 10, 2018

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, Anthropological Archaeologist
Feb 17, 2018

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. 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...

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...