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Alumni find success in applications to graduate programs
Mar 27, 2018

Alumni from the Department of Anthropology had another great year in applying to graduate programs. They have been accepted to Northern Arizona Univer...

Dr. Jon Carter is named the Claassen Fellow for 2018-2019
Mar 14, 2018

Dr. Jon Carter has been selected as the 2018-2019 recipient of the Dr. Cheryl Claassen Research Enhancement Award for his book project entitled, “Th...

Dr. Cameron Gokee, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Feb 17, 2018

Dr. Cameron Gokee is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State. Dr. Gokee is originally from a small town in ...

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...