Dr. Jessica Martell is an assistant professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Appalachian Studies.

CAS Zoomer Series: Contested Cuisines - Southern and Appalachian Foodways
Feb 19, 2021

In this presentation, Dr. Jessica Martell and Dr. Zackary Vernon will examine the dynamic foodways of Appalachia and the U.S. South. While s...

Poster for TransGeek screening event

Online Screening of Transgeek and Director Q&A
Feb 16, 2021

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies presents an online screening of TRANSGEEK on 23rd February, starting at 6pm, and with Direc...

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, is the recipient of a 2020 Community Impact Student Award from North Carolina Campus Compact. Moody is pursuing an individual designed interdisciplinary studies major at App State, with a concentration in community development. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Lauren Moody: Community Impact Student Award
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service — she is the reci...

Poster for GWS & COVID Panel Event

GWS & COVID Panel Event
Nov 4, 2020

GWS and CovidThe Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies program invites our campus community to a faculty panel on GWS and Covid. Our panelists will d...

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GWS Major Katie Williard awarded Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship
May 4, 2020

Katie Williard, a sophomore double majoring in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and Psychology with a minor in Animal Studies, has been awarded t...

Dr. Harry Clark Maddux, director of and professor in Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College, a specialty academic program housed in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. Photo by Connie Wilson Maddux

Harvey R. Durham Outstanding Freshman Advocate Award: Dr. Clark Maddux
Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Harry Clark Maddux, professor in and director of Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College (WRC), has been recognized as a...

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

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Beth Davison
Apr 1, 2020

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

Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) and Witness for Peace Southeast logos.

App State Ethnography Lab and Department of Anthropology present: "La Lucha Sigue/The Struggle Continues"
Feb 28, 2020

Indigenous Struggle to Recover Ancestral Rights and Territory in Guatemala in the Face of Forced Migration (a bilingual lecture)with Elodia Casti...

Appalachian alumna Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18, who holds a B.S. in nursing and an M.S. in Appalachian studies from Appalachian. She owns Appalachian Healthcare Training and Consulting, through which she provides cultural sensitivity training to health care providers in the Southern Appalachian region. Photo submitted

App State alumna helps the medical community understand Appalachian culture
Jul 8, 2019

When Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18 enrolled at Appalachian State University to pursue a B.S. in nursing (RN–BSN) degree after years of working ...

Appalachian Reckoning - Book discussion with author Meredith McCarroll
Mar 29, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 20196 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421This event is free and open to the campus and communityBook Discussion wi...