Faculty and Staff

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Computer scientist at Appalachian helps researchers track honey bee health
Jul 6, 2015

BOONE—Tracking the health of honeybees across the U.S. is the work of a multi-university team, including a computer scientist at Appalachian State U...

Research team studies a local water resource, wins a national award
Jul 2, 2015

Dr. Kristan Cockerill, Assistant Professor in Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and Dr. William Anderson, Chair and Professor in Geology, were recen...

English faculty delivers a global perspective through literary research
Jun 30, 2015

Dr. Başak Çandar, an Assistant Professor of World Literature in the Department of English, will be returning to Appalachian State this fall after co...

Jeanne Dubino

Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe
Jun 3, 2015

BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Ful...

Yosef Statute

Nominations for 2014-2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Now Open
May 26, 2015

Have you worked with a faculty or staff member that is extraordinary in how they teach and deliver services to our students and community?  Have ...

Baker Perry, left, shows Alpaca farmer Don Pedro Godfredo how to take precipitation measurements from his farm, located at an elevation of 16,700 feet near Peru’s Quelccaya Ice Cap. Perry, an assistant professor of geography at Appalachian State University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation grant to expand his research of precipitation and climate change in the Andes Mountains in Peru and Bolivia. (Photo by Dr. Anton Seimon)

Perry receives $494,000 NSF grant to study precipitation in the Andes Mountains
May 22, 2015

BOONE—Baker Perry has been studying precipitation and climate change in the Andes for more than 15 years – even longer if you consider the time he...

Faculty Member Receives 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award
May 7, 2015

Department of History faculty member Andrea Burns has been awarded the 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award for her work, From Stor...

Bathanti receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Apr 30, 2015

Faculty member and former Poet Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an honor which is given to...

Sarah Marshburn, interim director of the Department of Biology’s general biology program, helped lead a restructuring of the curriculum to make it more relevant to science and non-science majors at Appalachian State University. (Photo submitted)

Faculty restructure biology curriculum for science and non-science majors
Apr 21, 2015

BOONE—Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curricu...

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Faculty research gains national attention
Apr 14, 2015

Faculty members Marian Williams and Jeff Holcomb, both of the Department of Government and Justice Studies, conducted a study on asset forfeiture to b...