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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 show  “Our data suggest that people in the past and people in the pre...

Dr. Alice P. Wright named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Alice P. Wright has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Dr. Wright is an anthropological archaeologist broa...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. His areas of research and teaching cover development, i...

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug awarded Wenner Gren funding for bioarchaeological research in India
Aug 11, 2017

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, received a research award from the Wenner Gren Foundation to conduc...

Dana Powell

Dr. Dana Powell named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
May 10, 2017

Dr. Dana Powell has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Her research covers the cultural politics of energy developm...

Tom Whyte

Dr. Tom Whyte named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
May 10, 2017

Dr. Tom Whyte has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. His areas of research include southern Appalachian p...

Standing Rock camp

Dr. Dana Powell and Ricki Draper highlighted in Appalachian Magazine for Standing Rock research
Dec 8, 2016

The Standing Rock protest has given Dr. Dana Powell an unexpected opportunity to further her research around indigenous land claims and ener...

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Experimental Archaeology class highlighted in Appalachian Magazine
Nov 21, 2016

If you’re a student in Dr. Tom Whyte’s archaeology class, prepare to get your hands dirty. Cooked roadkill, flint-chipping kind of dirty....

Timothy Smith

Dr. Timothy J. Smith, helping sustain and revitalize Guatemala’s indigenous culture
Feb 21, 2014

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has developed a special relationship during the past 17 years with the predominantly indigenous town of Sololá, Guatemala....

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Dr. Timothy J. Smith and students highlighted in Appalachian Magazine for Ecuadorian research
Nov 3, 2009

In the Summer of 2009, 16 students from Appalachian State University traveled to Ecuador to study indigenous activism and language in the Upper Amazon...