Faculty & Staff

Susan Lappan, Fulbright

Appalachian’s 2017 Fulbright awards
Jun 8, 2017

Two faculty, one alumna and one graduating senior from Appalachian State University have received awards from the Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S.

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An interdisciplinary project scheduled for the 2017-18 academic year, “Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath” was funded as part of the NEH’s Dialogues on the Experience of War.

$100K grant from National Endowment for the Humanities provides funds to explore war and its effects through art
May 30, 2017

Three Appalachian State University professors have been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to bring together veterans and their families to discuss how the humanities affect the understanding of armed conflict.

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Dr. Isaac Garfield Greer, I.G. Greer

Keeping a Legacy Alive: You Can be a Part of History Too
May 23, 2017

Ensuring the Future of Excellence in Teaching

The History Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University houses the I. G. Greer Professorship--the oldest named professorship at our institution, turning 40 this year and conceived by the class of 1916.

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The research of four additional Innovation Scholars and their collaborators was funded by Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE) and the College of Arts and Sciences. They are, from left: Dr. Nathan Mowa, Dr. Suzanna Brauer, Grace Plummer, Kevin Gamble, Hei-Young Kim and Dr. Steve Seagle. Photo by Marie Freeman

RIEEE and College of Arts and Sciences fund 4 additional Innovation Scholars projects
May 19, 2017

Appalachian State University leadership in the Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics and the College of Arts and Sciences announced funding of four additional faculty scholarships for Chancellor Sheri N. Everts’ Appalachian Innovation Scholars Program (AISP).

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“The arts and the humanities give us the opportunity to consider multiple perspectives and cultivate empathy.” – Ann Pegelow Kaplan, who has graduate degrees in photography and folklore/ethnography

Kaplan conveys immigration struggle through historic and modern imagery
May 8, 2017

Ann Pegelow Kaplan, assistant professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, compares the present to the past in her artistic work and seeks to help viewers excavate their own personal connections.

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Wilkes with his beekeeping suit on, shows the club where the queen of the hive is.

ASU Beekeepers Unveil First On-Campus Hive
May 2, 2017

On April 21 a small crowd gathered at the LLC Gardens to celebrate the opening of the first on-campus beehive. The event was created and sponsored by the beekeeping club at Appalachian State University.

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Dr. Sarah Carmichael, associate professor in the Department of Geology at Appalachian State University, is shown with her husband, Tom Hansell, documentary filmmaker in the Center for Appalachian Studies, in the Ellis Island Immigration Museum for the 113th Explorers Club Annual Dinner. Carmichael was recently received as a Fellow in The Explorers Club. Photo by Felix Kunze

Appalachian’s Sarah Carmichael joins John Glenn, Sally Ride, Jane Goodall and other well-known explorers in prestigious society
Apr 27, 2017

Sarah Carmichael, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geology, was received as a Fellow in The Explorers Club, headquartered in New York City, on March 24.

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Dr. Neva J. Specht

Specht named dean of Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences
Mar 27, 2017

Dr. Neva J. Specht has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences after a national search. She begins her duties May 1.

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Hi-Phi Nation

Philosophy faculty member featured in recent Hi-Phi Nation podcast
Mar 27, 2017

Dr. Christopher Bartel, an associate professor of philosophy at Appalachian State University, has contributed to “The Cops of Pop,” the fifth episode of “Hi-Phi Nation,” a story- and sound-driven podcast about philosophy.

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