Appalachian Studies Program

Faculty and Staff

Chad Berry, Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty, Goode Professor of Appalachian Studies, Professor of History

  • APS 253: Appalachian America

Chris GreenDirector, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies, Program Coordinator of Appalachian Studies

  • APS 229: Contemporary Issues in Appalachia

Margaret Dotson, Associate Professor of Child and Family Studies

  • APS 286 Appalachian Foodways

Kate Egerton, Associate Professor of English

  • APS 140: Appalachian Literature

Peter H. Hackbert, Director, Entrepreneurship for the Public Good, Professor of General Studies

  • APS 286: Entrepreneurial Experience

Silas House, NEH Chair in Appalachian Studies, Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies

  • APS 140: Appalachian Literature
  • APS 229: Contemporary Issues in Appalachia

Lisa Kriner, Director of Visual Arts, Associate Professor of Art

  • APS 113 Appalachian Weaving

Alan Mills, Professor of Technology and Applied Design, Program Coordinator of Technology and Applied Design

  • APS 213 Appalachian Crafts

Richard Olson, Associate Professor of Sustainability and Environmental Studies

  • APS 215: Sustainable Appalachian Communities
  • APS 225: Environmental Justice

Jason Strange, Assistant Professor of General Studies

  • APS 286: Environmental Transformation in Appalachia

Deborah Thompson, Coordinator of Country Dance Programs, Assistant Professor of General Studies

  • APS 121: Appalachian Cultures
  • APS 220: Gender in Appalachia

Alicestyne TurleyDirector of the Carter G. Woodson Center, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies

  • APS 230 African Amer-Appalachia (AFR)

Julie Lasslo, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health

  • APS 210: Health in Appalachia

Crystal WilkinsonAppalachian Writer in Residence

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