Faculty and Staff

Catherine Edwards

An Appalachian State faculty and student take on honorable roles of participation in the North Carolina School of Psychology Association (NCSPA)
Feb 14, 2017

Catherine Edwards, Greenville, N.C., MA/SSP School Psychology graduate program, class of 2018, has been admitted as the Student Representative on the ...

Thomas Whyte

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Thomas R. Whyte, Professor of Anthropology
Feb 13, 2017

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

Dr. Dana Powell, left, with long-time friends Anne White Hat (Teton/Rosebud) of New Orleans and Shining Light Kitchen and Earl Tulley, founding member of Diné CARE (Citizens Against Ruining our Environment) of Rock Springs, Arizona

Dana Powell, activist researcher
Feb 1, 2017

Faculty Member of DistinctionCollege of Arts and Sciences – Assistant Professor, AnthropologyThe protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), also ...

Appalachian senior James Wise of Boone has focused his thesis research on pollen viability assays and cytological studies to identify genetic barriers to reproduction in Virginia’s Spiraea. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian students and faculty partner with UNC Asheville to research threatened plant species
Jan 27, 2017

Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally fu...

sample of an ordinary chondrite (a type of meteorite) imaged using the Scanning Electron Microscope in the Dewel Micrscopy Facility Photo by Anthony Love

The Closest Tangible Opportunity to Connect with Space
Jan 26, 2017

From geology and more specifically to meteorites, there is a tactile connection to space and the universe that’s tangible even with one’s feet pla...

These graduate students of Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, hold certificates of course completion for a project on academic writing organized by Appalachian State University’s American Cultural Center at NEU. Three Appalachian professors – Dr. Xiaorong Shao, Allan Scherlen and Dr. Matthew Robinson (seated here left to right) – created online content for the project. Photo courtesy of Dr. Xiaorong Shao

Appalachian leads writing projects at Chinese universities
Jan 24, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—At several Chinese universities, instruction in writing English has taken on a distinctly American character, and Appalachian State Univ...

In Spring 2016, Alice Wright led her class titled Archaeology of the Native South on a fieldtrip to Morganton, where they visited ongoing excavations at the Berry site and the reconstructed Native American buildings at Catawba Meadows Park.

Appalachian assistant professor Alice P. Wright recognized by archaeology association, leads collaborative, interdisciplinary research team
Jan 6, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—"Being named one of two of the most promising young scholars in your field is very humbling," Alice P. Wright, assistant professor of ar...

Dr. Alice P. Wright wins the 2016 C.B. Moore Award at SEAC
Nov 2, 2016

Dr. Alice P. Wright was presented the C.B. Moore Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference....

2016 College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony
Oct 31, 2016

The College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony was held on October 25th. All nominees were honored at the ceremony and reception...

Liutkus-Pierce leads team that analyzes ancient human footprints in Africa
Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, associate professor of Geology, led a research team that analyzed ancient human footprints in Africa. Please read about he...