Faculty & Staff

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.  

New Faculty & Staff 2019

Faculty & Staff News

Clint Nelson Technology support specialist Information Technology Services  Staff Shout Out monthly drawing winner. Photo submitted.

Clint Nelson, CAS Technology support specialist is the Staff Shout Out winner

Appalachian State University technology support specialist Clint Nelson has been named the winner of the Appalachian Staff Shout Out program’s&...

Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, Appalachian’s associate vice chancellor of international education and development, director of international research and development and professor of public administration, center, with four recipients of Appalachian’s 2019 Global Leadership Awards at the awards luncheon held on campus Nov. 20 as part of the university’s annual Appalachian Global Symposium. Pictured with Lutabingwa, from left to right, are Megan Aeschleman, a senior middle grades education major from Oak Park, Illino

App State awards Appalachian Community members and alumna for global leadership and engagement

Appalachian State University conferred its 2019 Global Leadership Awards and Global Engagement Award as part of the annual Appalachian Global Symposiu...

Dr. Kurt Michael, a licensed psychologist and the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

$2.5M grant supports App State’s continued provision of mental health training and services in rural NC

Dr. Kurt Michael, a licensed psychologist and the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s ...

“Radiant”  Valerie Daratony ’19, of Four Oaks, a graduate student in Appalachian’s romance languages program with a concentration in Spanish K–12 teaching  Runner-up, student category  This photo, taken on the island of Ko Samet, one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand, captures a local beach performer mid-fire show.  “I chose to attend Appalachian over other universities because of how friendly everyone is here. The atmosphere is so welcoming. I experienced that same feeling with people I encounter

15 countries, 6 continents — go globe-trotting with ‘Mountaineers Abroad’

From the Sahara Desert of Morocco to the rooftops of Venice, Italy, photos from “Mountaineers Abroad” — the theme of Appalachian State Universit...

Dr. Dana E. Powell, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of $5,000 in grant funding from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for her project “States of Matter: Water’s Sovereignties and Subjectivities in the Navajo Nation.” Photo submitted.

American Council of Learned Societies funds App State anthropological research of Navajo Nation

Dr. Dana E. Powell, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of $5,000 in grant fundi...

Awards

FacStaffWinners2018

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

Advising Information

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