The 457 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. Quality teaching and instruction has always been, and remains, the primary mission of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences. The honors and awards of our faculty provide convincing evidence of the faculty’s exceptional performance in the classroom and in their fields.
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Faculty & Staff News
Senior citizen volunteers support fellow local community members through AmeriCorps Seniors programs
Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors engages more than 200,000 older adults in volunteer service programs enriching the lives of volunteers and benefiting th...
SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Kendra Souza Kendra Souza, senior lecturer and first/second year Spanish coordinator, Department of Languages, Literature...
Appalachian Police Department’s new diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer promotes positive interactions
As a child, Cashae Cook ’14 said she was always glad to see police officers arrive at her house — because it meant she and her siblings would be s...
Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Gr...
SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah ArringtonDr. Sarah Arrington, director of general biology, Department of Biology Student and Faculty Excellence...
Faculty by Department
- Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
- Computer Science
- Geography and Planning
- Geological and Environmental Sciences
- Government and Justice Studies
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Languages Literatures and Cultures
- Mathematical Sciences
- Philosophy and Religion
- Physics and Astronomy
Other program areas in the College:
- Appalachian Studies
- Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies
- Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
- Watauga Residential College
Other Faculty Information
Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes several members of the faculty and staff for outstanding service, teaching or scholarly work. Read more about these many awards, view previous winners or learn how to nomintate faculty and staff members for these honors at: https://cas.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/awards