Dr. Cameron Gokee receives 2016-18 Best Book Award from SAfA
Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Cameron D. Gokee, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology has been awarded the 2016-18 Book Prize from the Committee of the Society of Afr...

NPR features story on alum Sarah Stacke's ('02) new book on the U.S. South
Dec 29, 2018

Sarah Stacke (anthropology alumna, '02) has released a new book, Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum, that is featured in a rece...

Dr. Jon Carter provides analysis on the Honduran caravan
Dec 12, 2018

Dr. Jon Carter provides analysis on the Honduran caravan in new interview with La Voce di New York."The June 2009 coup against president Manuel Zelaya...

Anthropology Faculty honored at College of Arts & Sciences Awards Ceremony
Oct 26, 2018

On October 24, 2018, Dr. Alice P. Wright was announced as the winner of the William C. Strickland Outstanding Junior Faculty of the Year Award for the...

Dr. Tom Whyte receives teaching award at Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting
Sep 18, 2018

Dr. Thomas Whyte received a UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award at the Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting on Sept. 7. He is the fir...

Anthropology major, Mackenzie Morgan, and USAS battle sweatshop purchases
Sep 18, 2018

Anthropology major Mackenzie Morgan and her colleagues worked tirelessly to get AppState to negotiate with Alta Gracia to bring a new line of apparel ...

Mikayla Absher presents at the Cherokee Archaeology Symposium
Sep 8, 2018

Mikayla Absher, an anthropology major, recently presented at the 8th Annual Cherokee Archaeology Symposium in Cherokee, hosted by the EBCI Tribal Hist...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith elected to Council of Chairs leadership position
Sep 8, 2018

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has been elected as the Co-Chair of the Council of Chairs at Appalachian State University. The Council of Chairs is composed...

Department welcomes a new cohort of student research assistants
Sep 4, 2018

The Department welcomes a new cohort of student research assistants. Click to learn more about them.

Dr. Rachel A. Horowitz joins the faculty
Aug 1, 2018

Dr. Rachel Horowitz (PhD Tulane University 2017) is joining the faculty this year as an adjunct instructor. Her areas of research include Lithic ...