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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 the second annual ... Faculty

Victoria Anderson, a senior criminal justice major with a concentration in international studies

App State students awarded record number of Gilman Scholarships for 2021 study abroad
Aug 7, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces a record six Appal

Student

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 political behavior, such as vote choice?

Faculty

Dr. Key is featured in AppalachianToday for her recently published article
May 18, 2018

The field of political science is pushing toward greater data access and research transparency, or DA-RT.

Faculty
Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018

Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018
May 10, 2018

Staci Hunter, a graduating senior with a major in criminal justice and two minors in psychology and Spanish from Wendell, North Carolina, was... SECU Internship, Student

Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16, a native of Salisbury, participates in the Charlotte Spartan Sprint, an obstacle course race. As a special agent trainee at the NC Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agency, Lowe said that maintaining her fitness is an important part of the job. Lowe got involved in obstacle course racing through the encouragement of her professor, Dr. Tammatha Clodfelter. Photo submitted

Internship with SBI leads Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 into law enforcement career
Apr 20, 2018

As a third-generation Appalachian State University graduate, Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 can’t remember missing a university homecoming

Alumni, SECU Internship

Appalachian alumnae to serve as park interpreters through NPS funding
Apr 16, 2018

The National Park Service has awarded $21,508 in funding for two recent Appalachian State University graduates to serve as interpretive staff at... Alumni

Ian Mance ’03 ’05, left, and Dustin Chicurel-Bayard started out at Appalachian State University as freshmen in 1999, pursuing degrees in criminal justice. Now they work together at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice — Mance as a staff attorney on the criminal justice team, and Chicurel-Bayard as communications director.

Appalachian alumni reunite at Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Apr 12, 2018

Ian Mance and Dustin Chicurel-Bayard lived on the same floor of Cannon Hall when they were freshmen at Appalachian State University in 1999.

Alumni

Dr. Key Has Article Published
Apr 4, 2018

Dr. R. Michael Alvarez (California Institute of Technology), Dr.

Faculty
Scott Hornoff

Scott Hornoff shares wrongful conviction story
Mar 23, 2018

Scott Hornoff came to campus on March 13 and presented about his experience as a wrongfully convicted felon.

Kendall Hughes, on a mission trip to Nicaragua

Hughes prepares for a career in intelligence by combining ROTC and criminal justice
Mar 21, 2018

Kendall Hughes, who is from Charlotte, transferred to Appalachian State University because he felt that Appalachian had the best Army ROTC... Student

Chief Andy Stephenson

App State to create police academy, second of its kind in the nation
Feb 16, 2018

The Appalachian State University Police Department is starting a police academy for students, known as the App State Police Department Police... Police Development Program, Faculty