Faculty & Staff

Center Faculty & Staff

Faculty/Staff Member Department Contact
Dr. Sandra Ballard
Professor and editor of Appalachian Journal
English
(828) 262-4072
Mrs. Eve Ganley
Part-time Administrative Assistant
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7345
Mr. Thomas Hansell
Professor and co-director, University Documentary Film Services
Appalachian Studies & University Documentary Film Services
(828) 262-7715
Dr. Fred J. Hay
Professor; Librarian of the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection; Anne Belk Distinguished Professor
Belk Library and Information Commons
(828) 262-2887
Dr. Katherine E. Ledford
Professor
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-4087
Dr. William Schumann
Associate Professor
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7345
Dr. Julie Shepherd-Powell
Assistant Professor and program director for Appalachian Studies
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7199

Affiliate Faculty

Faculty/Staff Member Department Contact
Dr. Laura Ammon
Associate Professor
Philosophy and Religion
(828) 262-7641
Mr. Joseph Bathanti
Professor
English
(828) 262-2337
Dr. Patricia D Beaver
Emeritus Professor
Anthropology
Dr. Jessie Blackburn
Associate Professor
English
Dr. Brian Burke
Assistant Professor
Sustainable Development
(828) 262-6316
Dr. Sarah Carmichael
Professor
Geology
(828) 262-8471
Dr. E. Cecelia Conway
Professor
English
(828) 262-2350
Dr. James Goff
Professor
History
(828) 262-6011
Dr. Cody Miller
Lecturer
Sustainable Development
(828) 262-2881
Dr. Lynn Moss Sanders
Professor
English
(828) 262-2336
Dr. Bradley Nash, Jr.
Professor; Graduate Program Director (Sociology)
Sociology
(828) 262-2486
Dr. Dinesh Paudel
Associate Professor
Sustainable Development
Dr. Baker Perry
Professor
Geography and Planning
(828) 262-7597
Dr. Dana Powell
Associate Professor
Anthropology
(828) 262-2268
Mr. Mark Powell
Associate Professor
English
Dr. Matt Richards
Assistant Professor
Communication
(828) 262-7527
Dr. Timothy H. Silver
Professor
History
(828) 262-7730
Dr. Neva J. Specht
Professor; Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
History
(828) 262-6879
Dr. Mark Spond
Adjunct Instructor; National Park Service Liason
Geography and Planning
(828) 262-3000
Dr. Bruce E. Stewart
Professor
History
(828) 262-7325
Dr. Zackary Vernon
Assistant Professor
English
Dr. Gary L. Walker
Emeritus Professor
Biology
(828) 262-2672
Ms. Susan Weinberg
Associate Professor
English
(828) 262-2871
Dr. Jennifer Westerman
Associate Professor
Sustainable Development
(828) 262-2493
Dr. Thomas R. Whyte
Professor
Anthropology
(828) 262-2283
Dr. Alice P. Wright
Assistant Professor
Anthropology
(828) 262-6384

Adjunct Faculty

Faculty/Staff Member Department Contact
Mr. Cary Curlee
Adjunct Instructor
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7345
Mr. Mark Freed
Adjunct Instructor in Appalachian Music
Appalachian Studies / Music
(828) 262-7345
Mr. Alex Hooker
Adjunct Instructor in Appalachian Music
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7345
Mr. Tim Stafford
Adjunct Instructor in Appalachian Music
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7345
Mr. Willard Watson
Adjunct Instructor
Appalachian Studies
(828) 262-7345