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

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

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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