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Sarah Perry and Janelle Wienke

Alumnae Sarah Perry and Janelle Wienke, HandMade in America
Nov 29, 2014

Sarah Perry received a B.S. in Anthropology with a concentration in Sustainable Development and a minor in Spanish from Appalachian State University i...

Caroline Federal

Caroline Federal ('12), Community Relations Officer, Solve, MIT
Mar 2, 2014

As a student entering Appalachian State University, Caroline Federal did not expect that she would one day be working for a former president of the Un...

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....

James Rhoades with President Clinton

James Rhoads ('03) helps with development initiatives in Haiti
Apr 2, 2013

James Rhoads (2003) has been working in Haiti since he graduated from Appalachian. For two years following graduation he worked with a small non-profi...

Beth Uselton

Beth Uselton ('01), Executive Director of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign
Oct 26, 2012

Beth Uselton ('01) is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Health Care CampaignAfter graduation, I moved out to Denver to serve as an Americorps vo...

Andrew Sinclair

Andrew Sinclair ('05), U.S. Agency for International Development
Feb 26, 2012

Andrew Sinclair (B.A.'05) spent two years with the Peace Corps in the Jordan Valley. After returning to the U.S. in '07, he earned his Masters of Inte...

Gwen Robbins Schug

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, Professor of Anthropology
Aug 11, 2011

Gwen Robbins Schug is a bioarchaeologist interested in paleopathology, paleodemography, long bone ontogeny, bone histology, and South Asian prehistory...

David Kilby

Dr. David Kilby, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Eastern New Mexico University
Aug 5, 2011

Graduating from Appalachian with a B.A. in Anthropology in 1992, David attended Eastern New Mexico University where he completed a Master's thesis on ...

Thomas Whyte

Dr. Thomas R. Whyte, Professor of Anthropology
Sep 22, 2010

Tom Whyte's research includes southern Appalachian prehistoric archaeology, zooarchaeology, and experimental archaeology. His recent research includes...

Sarah Stacke

Sarah Stacke, Professional Photographer
Mar 1, 2010

The anthropology degree that she received at Appalachian has been instrumental in shaping her career as a documentary photographer. She chose to major...