Faculty & Staff

The 460 full-time faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences represent a rich diversity of educational background and professional expertise. Most of the faculty in the College hold terminal degrees in their discipline, and all faculty members are dedicated to their teaching and research. 

Faculty & Staff News

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Katy Abrams

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Katy Abrams

Katy Abrams, Lecturer, Department of EnglishStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “Rhetoric and Composition Instit...

Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the longest-running college journals in the country, is celebrating 50 years in 2022.

Cold Mountain Review celebrates 50 years

BOONE, N.C. — Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the longest-running ...

A group of 12 App State students participated in a study abroad program in Peru in July 2022, where they learned about climate change, glaciers, water resources and the local culture. They are pictured at Machu Picchu in Peru.

App State Mountaineers experience real-world climate science in Peru

BOONE, N.C. — A dozen Appalachian State University students investigated the impacts of climate change in the Andes during a study abroad program th...

Dr. Johnny Waters, captured by Felix Kunze (2018)

Dr. Johnny Waters named Paleontological Society Fellow

BOONE, N.C. — Becoming a Fellow of the Paleontological Society is an honor reserved for those who have made far-reaching contributions to paleontolo...

Meet the New Faculty Members in App State's College of Arts and Sciences

Meet the new faculty members in App State's College of Arts and Sciences

Ashley AdamsAssistant ProfessorDepartment of BiologyProgram Area or Teaching FocusTerrestrial Community EcologyResearch InterestsCommunity Ecology; So...