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Dr. Christina Verano Sornito named Fulbright Scholar for 2020
Nov 1, 2019

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, has been awarded a 2019–20 re...

Dr. Thomas R. Whyte featured in Appalachian Today for toad research
Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Tom Whyte likes to dig in the dirt — and solve old mysteries while he’s at it. As a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropolo...

Dr. Cameron Gokee awarded NSF grant to conduct research in Bandafassi
May 24, 2019

Dr. Cameron Gokee awarded NSF grant to conduct archaeological research in Bandafassi — a West African ‘shatter zone’ Edited by Jessica...

Dr. Susan Lappan featured in UNC System release on Fulbright awards
May 13, 2019

Dr. Susan Lappan spent much of last year in Malaysia. In the mornings, the gibbons—small Asian apes hidden in the treetops—would serenade her with...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith receives UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award
May 7, 2019

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has received one of the 2019-2020 UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Awards. This is the second of these awards...

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Dana E. Powell has been selected for a Cornell University Society for the Humanities (SOH) Fellowship for the 2019–20 academic year [r...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito participates in performance event at Black Mountain College
Apr 2, 2019

Saturday, March 30, 20193 - 10 p.m.Camp Rockmount in Black Mountain, N.C.About this EventThe {Re}HAPPENING is a one-day event at the histori...

Appalachian alumnae preserve history through National Park Service internships
Jun 14, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’t afraid to get th...

Dr. Gregory Reck leaves a legacy of inspired teaching
May 10, 2018

After forty-six years, Dr. Gregory Reck is retiring from his job as a professor for Appalachian State’s Department of Anthropology.  He started...

Dr. Cameron Gokee, Anthropological Archaeologist
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 ...