Alumni Spotlight

Appalachian alumnae preserve history through National Park Service internships
Jun 14, 2018

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
Feb 27, 2018

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

Evie Giaconia

Evie Giaconia ('18), Multidisciplinary Anthropology
Jan 17, 2018

Evie Giaconia, a graduate of the anthropology program, gave us the opportunity to get to know more about herself and Appalachian State’s Anthropolog...

Autumn Melby ('18), Archaeology
Jan 17, 2018

Autumn Melby, a graduate of the Anthropology Department, took the time to share her personal experience within the field of anthropology and some of h...

Kelsey Rothenberg ('15), Physician Assistant student
Jan 4, 2018

I graduated from Appalachian State University with my anthropology degree in May 2015. As I entered my first undergraduate year, I knew my ultimate ca...

Timothy Shober ('15), Master of Public Administration student
Jan 2, 2018

Since graduating from Appalachian State University with a degree in anthropology in 2015, I have applied the skills that I learned as a student to a n...

ASU Anthropology Graduate

ASU Anthropology graduates working as part of the Burned Area Emergency Response team in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Aug 16, 2017

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 ('97), Archaeologist at the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program (SRARP)
Mar 13, 2017

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 ('14) is executive producer and researcher for a new documentary about Colombian peace process
Feb 8, 2016

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 ...

Abby Bishop

Abby Bishop ('13), Public Outreach Coordinator for the North Carolina Conservation Network
Dec 20, 2015

Abby Bishop (2013) worked for the staff of the North Carolina Conservation Network from 2014-2016 as their Public Outreach Organizer. Through this rol...