Faculty

Dr. Curtis Ryan, professor of political science in Appalachian State University’s Department of Government and Justice Studies, received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity during the second annual Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian event, held virtually Sept. 14–18. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Curtis Ryan Receives the Chancellor’s Award
Sep 23, 2020

The Appalachian State University Community had a virtual front row seat to a wide-ranging selection of faculty research and creative activity through ...

Dr. Hicks Explores Contemporary Views of Liberal Democracy in Latest Published Work
Jul 22, 2020

What are Americans’ views on liberal democracy? Have their attitudes changed since the 1950s? How do their attitudes about liberal democracy shape p...

Dr. Carter's article published by American Political Science Review
Jul 14, 2020

Political leaders’ willingness to use force is central to many explanations of foreign policy and interstate conflict. Unfortunately, existing indic...

Taking Students to the Iowa Caucus: An Experiential Approach to American Politics
Jan 22, 2020

20 students and faculty from Appalachian State University will depart from Boone, NC on January 30, 2020, on a 14-hour van journey to Iowa for #App2Io...

Dr. Ryan is published in World Politics Review
Jan 7, 2020

Is the Cold Peace Between Jordan and Israel at Risk?Curtis R. Ryan Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020The 25th anniversary of the landmark peace treaty between...

Drs. Ondercin and Carter have article published in Political Science Quarterly
Jan 6, 2020

How does increasing military spending affect social spending and economic growth? We argue leaders vary in their preferences over how to pay for milit...

Dr. Ellen Key

Dr. Ellen Key inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers
Oct 23, 2019

On October 23, 2019 Dr. Ellen Key was inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers.In 1988, The College of Arts an...

Dr. Ardoin and Dr. Key have article appear in the Washington Post
Aug 20, 2019

Throughout academia, including in political science, women haven’t achieved parity with men. As this series explores, implicit bias holds women back...

New Book from Dr. E. Ike Udogu
Jul 31, 2019

The department of Government and Justice Studies is proud to announce the publication of Dr. E. Ike Udogu's work: Human Rights in Islamic North Africa...

Dr. Key has article published
Jul 10, 2019

Dr. Ellen Key ( Appalachian State University) and Dr. Jane Sumner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) had their article “You Research Like a Girl...