Faculty directory

Faculty

Dr. Sandra Ballard
(828) 262-4072
Professor and editor of Appalachian Journal
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program
Thomas Hansell
(828) 262-7715
Professor and co-director, University Documentary Film Services
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. Fred J. Hay
(828) 262-2887
Professor; Librarian of the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection; Anne Belk Distinguished Professor
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. Katherine E. Ledford
(828) 262-4087
Professor
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. Julie Shepherd-Powell
(828) 262-7199
Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Director, Appalachian Studies
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program

Affiliate Faculty

Dr. Laura Ammon
(828) 262-7362
Associate Professor
Director, Watauga Residential College
Appalachian Studies affiliate faculty
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program
Watauga Residential College
Joseph Bathanti
McFarlane Family Distinguished Professor
Affiliate Faculty Member, Appalachian Studies
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian Studies program
Watauga Residential College
Dr. Patricia D Beaver
Emeritus Professor
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. James Beeler
(828) 262-2297
Director, College Access Partnerships
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. Jessie Blackburn
(828) 262-2890
Assistant Chair and Director of Rhetoric and Composition
Appalachian Studies program
Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies program
Dr. Brian Burke
(828) 262-6316
Assistant Professor
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. Sarah Carmichael
(828) 262-8471
Professor
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. E. Cecelia Conway
(828) 262-2350
Professor
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. James Goff
(828) 262-6011
Professor
Appalachian Studies program
Dr. Sara Beth Hopton
(828) 262-7111
Associate Professor
Appalachian Studies program

Adjunct Faculty

Cary Curlee
(828) 262-7345
Adjunct Instructor
Appalachian Studies program
Mark Freed
(828) 262-7345
Adjunct Instructor in Appalachian Music
Appalachian Studies program
Alex Hooker
(828) 262-7345
Adjunct Instructor in Appalachian Music
Appalachian Studies program
Christopher McCloud
(828) 262-7345
Adjunct Instructor, Music
Appalachian Studies program
Tim Stafford
(828) 262-7345
Adjunct Instructor in Appalachian Music
Appalachian Studies program

Graduate Student

Krystal Carter
(828) 262-2462
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Appalachian Studies program
Matt Groce
(828) 262-2462
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Appalachian Studies program
Robert McCormac
(828) 262-2462
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Appalachian Studies program
Brandon Zeller
(828) 262-2462
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Appalachian Studies program