Faculty and Staff

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

Elizabeth DiSavinoAssistant Professor of Music

  • APS 224, Appalachian Music (MUS)

Chris GreenDirector, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies,  Department Chair of Appalachian Studies

  • APS 140: Appalachian Literature (ENG)
  • APS 229: Contemporary Issues in Appalachia
  • APS 253: Appalachian America (HIS)

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

  • APS 286: Entrepreneurial Experience

Sarah Hall, Associate Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources

  • APS 334: Appalachian Plants and People (ANR)

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

  • APS 140: Appalachian Literature (ENG)
  • APS 229: Contemporary Issues in Appalachia

Jason Howard, Assistant Professor of Writing and Appalachian Studies

  • APS 121: Appalachian Cultures
  • ENG 124: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENG 282N: Creative Writing Workshop, Non-Fiction

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

  • APS 113: Appalachian Weaving

Christopher A. Miller, Curator, Appalachian Artifacts Teaching Collection and Associate Director, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center

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

  • APS 213: Appalachian Crafts (TAD)

Shannon Phelps, Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance

  • APS 210: Appalachian Health (HHP)

Bobby Starnes, Professor of Appalachian Studies and General Studies

  • APS 121: Appalachian Cultures

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

  • APS 230: African Amer-Appalachia (AFR)