Faculty and Staff

Katelyn McGinnis ’11, left, and Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce, a professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, hold the Appalachian State University flag at the footprint site in Tanzania. Six undergraduate students participated in research activities related to this study, for which a culminating article has been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Photo submitted

Geological and Environmental Sciences faculty publish culminating research paper on ancient human footprints found in Tanzania
May 20, 2020

Two faculty members in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences and their undergraduates have wo...

Dr. Leah Sherman, Center for Academic Excellence Champion. Photo by University Communications.

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Leah Sherman
May 7, 2020

Dr. Leah ShermanDirector of Undergraduate LaboratoriesDepartment of Physics and Astronomy The Center for Academic Excellence has enlisted th...

Dr. Sarah Charmichael, Center for Academic Excellence Champion. Photo submitted.

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Sarah Carmichael
May 5, 2020

Dr. Sarah Charmichael Professor of GeologyDepartment of Geological and Environmental SciencesThe Center for Academic Excellence ha...

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2020 Board of Governors Appalachian faculty awards announced
Apr 30, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Board of Governors also named six other Appalachian faculty members to receive awards. A university awards committee from App...

Dr. Christopher Bartel, Center for Academic Excellence Champion. Photo by University Communications.

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Christopher Bartel
Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Christopher BartelProfessor of PhilosophyDepartment of Philosophy and ReligionThe Center for Academic Excellence has enlisted the help of many fac...

Dr. Beverly Moser, Center for Academic Excellence Champion. Photo by University Communications.

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Beverly Moser
Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Beverly MoserProfessor, German and TESL/Applied LinguisticsDepartment of Languages, Literatures and CulturesThe Center for Academic Excellence has...

Appalachian State University faculty have transitioned all courses to online instruction or alternative course delivery methods due to COVID-19. Pictured at his workstation is Greg Simmons, an instructional technology consultant in Appalachian’s Center for Academic Excellence who facilitated webinars to assist faculty. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State faculty champions help colleagues transition to virtual platforms, settle into online instruction
Apr 22, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University identified approximately 50 key faculty to provide technical and instructional support to their colleague...

Dr. Beth Davison, Center for Academic Excellence Champion. Photo submitted.

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Beth Davison
Apr 21, 2020

Dr. Beth Davison Professor & Co-DirectorDepartment of Sociology/Department of Interdisciplinary Studies/University Documentary Film SeriesThe...

Dr. Lindsay Masland, the Department of Psychology. Photo submitted.

Dr. Lindsay Masland recipient of Teaching Excellence Award in Psychology
Apr 15, 2020

Dr. Lindsay MaslandProfessorDepartment of PsychologyThe 2020 Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award recipientSociety for the Teaching of Psychology...

Dr. Martial K. Frindenthie (left) and Dr. Saskia van de Gevel (right). Photos by Chase Reynolds.

Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new department chairs
Apr 6, 2020

Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié, will chair Appalachian’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures effective March 1, 2020 and Dr. Saskia van d...