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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 ...

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...

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....