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Anthropology faculty bring Hostile Terrain 94 Exhibit to Appalachian State University
Aug 23, 2021

August – September 2021Sponsored by the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences Organized by the Department of AnthropologySpecial thank...

Anthropology major, Edgar Villeda, awarded Rachel Carson Council Fellowship
Aug 4, 2021

Edgar Villeda, a senior majoring in Anthropology (BS) - biological anthropology from Selma, has been awarded a fellowship with the Rach...

The Department welcomes Dr. Krista A. Lewis
Jul 5, 2021

The Department welcomes Dr. Krista A. Lewis, who joins the faculty on July 1, 2021. Dr. Lewis is coming to Appalachian State from the University of Ar...

Welcome our new Administrative Support Specialist, Anna Brown
May 4, 2021

Welcome our new Administrative Support Specialist, Anna Brown...

Ricki Draper ('19) featured in LiKEN story on water affordability
Mar 8, 2021

Ricki Draper ('19) featured in LiKEN story on water affordability  https://likenknowledge.org/2021/03/05/how-much-is-a-glass-of-water/...

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’s 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...