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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 Internationalhttps://floridapress.blog/2020/07/09/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...

Hannah Broome named as a recipient of the 2019-2020 Dr. L. Jill Loucks Outstanding Senior Award
Apr 19, 2020

Hannah Broome has been selected as a recipient of the 2019-2020 Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior in Anthropology. Ev...

Lia Kitteringham named as a recipient of the 2019-2020 Dr. L. Jill Loucks Outstanding Senior Award
Apr 19, 2020

Lia Kitteringham has been selected as a recipient of the 2019-2020 Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior in Anthropology. Ever...

Rachel Anderson selected as recipient of Loucks Memorial Scholarship
Apr 19, 2020

Rachel Anderson has been selected as the 2020-2021 recipient of the Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology. This scholarship is ...