Aric Thoresen ('16) on combining anthropology and teaching
Dec 21, 2020

After Aric Thoresen received his degree in anthropology from Appalachian State University in 2016, he travelled throughout Latin America and became TE...

Neeshell Bradley-Lewis ('19) featured for graduate work at University of Delaware
Dec 21, 2020

Anthropology alum, Neeshell Bradley-Lewis, featured for graduate work at University of Delaware...

Anthropology major Gaby Romero helps to set COVID safety standards for students
Sep 30, 2020

Honors senior Gaby Romero, president of the Multicultural Greek Council at Appalachian and chief of staff of the university‚Äôs St...

The Department welcomes new faculty for 2020-2021 academic year
Aug 19, 2020

The Department is pleased to announce that three new faculty have joined us for the 2020-2021 academic year. To read more about their research and tea...

Dr. Thomas Whyte publishes new book on Boone's history before 1769
Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Thomas Whyte, Professor of Anthropology, has just published a new book on the history of Boone and Northwestern North Carolina, Boone Before Boone...

Dr. Gwendolyn Robbins Schug named Co-Editor-in-Chief of Bioarchaeology International
Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Gwendolyn Robbins Schug named Co-Editor-in-Chief of Bioarchaeology International

Dr. Susan E. Keefe publishes new book on Black Appalachian oral histories
Jun 24, 2020

Dr. Susan E. Keefe, Professor Emerita of Anthropology, has published a new edited book on Black Appalachian oral histories, Junaluska: Oral Histories ...

Department of Anthropology Statement of Solidarity
Jun 10, 2020

We, the faculty of the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University stand with our Black students, colleagues, and community members in ...

Five anthropology majors successfully defend honors theses
May 15, 2020

Five anthropology majors successfully defended honors theses this academic year to earn Departmentental Honors and/or graduate from the Honors College...

Rachel Anderson selected for the American Indian Language Development Institute
Apr 22, 2020

Anthropology major, Rachel Anderson, has been selected to participate in this summer's American Indian Language Development Institute at the...