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Evangeline Giaconia selected as the co-winner of the 2018 Dr. Susan E. Keefe Practicing Anthropology Award
Apr 2, 2018

Evangeline Giaconia has been selected as the co-winner of the 2018 Dr. Susan E. Keefe Practicing Anthropology Award.Each year the Department of Anthro...

Autumn Melby selected for the 2018 Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior in Anthropology
Apr 2, 2018

Autumn Melby has been selected for the 2018 Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior in Anthropology. Every year the department facult...

Haley Hansen selected for the Stephen Richard Weller Memorial Scholarship
Apr 2, 2018

Haley Hansen has been awarded the Stephen Richard Weller Memorial Scholarship for 2018-2019. The Weller scholarship recipient is chosen on the basis o...

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...

Abigail Rubio ('18), Sociocultural Anthropology
Feb 27, 2018

Abigail Rubio graduated from Appalachian State with a degree in Sociocultural Anthropology. She is from a small town, called Smithfield, near Raleigh,...

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 ...

Evie Giaconia

Evie Giaconia ('18), Multidisciplinary Anthropology
Jan 17, 2018

Evie Giaconia, a graduate of the anthropology program, gave us the opportunity to get to know more about herself and Appalachian State’s Anthropolog...

Autumn Melby ('18), Archaeology
Jan 17, 2018

Autumn Melby, a graduate of the Anthropology Department, took the time to share her personal experience within the field of anthropology and some of h...

Kelsey Rothenberg ('15), Physician Assistant student
Jan 4, 2018

I graduated from Appalachian State University with my anthropology degree in May 2015. As I entered my first undergraduate year, I knew my ultimate ca...