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Anna Rawls selected as a CAS Corps student ambassador
Dec 29, 2017

Anthropology major Anna Rawls has been selected as a student ambassador for CAS Corps. The CAS Corps is a group of student ambassadors chosen to ...

Anthropology majors help tell story of Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards
Dec 28, 2017

Hannah Gillespie (with contributions from her research partners Azariah Conerly, Ricki Draper, and Christian Huerta) has published a piece in Appalach...

Dr. Hulya Dogan joins the faculty this spring
Dec 26, 2017

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Hulya Dogan, who will be joining the faculty this spring. In addition to Understanding Culture and Gender, Race, and C...

Dr. Dana Powell publishes new book on Navajo (Diné) sovereignty and energy development
Dec 19, 2017

Dr. Dana Powell has published a new book on Navajo (Diné) sovereignty and energy development. It appears in the "New Ecologies for the Twenty-Fi...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito named a Black Mountain College Semester Fellow
Dec 19, 2017

What is a Fellow?The Black Mountain College Fellows Program involves faculty members that will be teaching a course that coinsides with the Black...

Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia awarded grant from Clinton Global Initiative
Dec 15, 2017

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

Dr. Marc Kissel and collaborators publish new paper on populations and violence
Dec 15, 2017

Violence a matter of scale, not quantity or time period, researchers showAppalachian State University’s Dr. Marc Kissel, with model skulls. Photo by...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito and Dr. Jon Carter named CAS Humanities Fellows
Nov 23, 2017

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

Evangeline Giaconia, Anthropology Major and Chancellor's Scholar, highlighted for research
Nov 8, 2017

Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evangeline Giaconia spent this past summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest conducting ...

Dr. Susan Keefe and Dr. Tom Whyte help Junaluska Heritage Association commemorate Historic Black Cemetery
Oct 5, 2017

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...