Associate Director of the Career Development Center Dustin Evatt-Young awarded the Alice P. Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award by Appalachian State University. His dissertation titled "White Scripts in Higher Education: White Administrators Navigating Racial Equity and Inclusion Efforts" examines how whiteness manifests in the various behaviors, interactions, and decisions of white higher education administrators.
Assistant Professor of Politics Jenny Garcia was interviewed and quoted in a PBS NewsHour article.
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón recently published his short story, "The Primary Substance", in World Literature Today (Autumn 2020).
Professor of Philosophy Todd Ganson published “An Alternative to the Causal Theory of Perception” in Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Allegra Hyde sold her debut novel, Eleutheria, and her second story collection, The Last Catastrophe, to Vintage. Eleutheria is a surreal parable about activism and systemic corruption that charts an idealistic woman’s quest for agency among a cult of eco-revolutionaries in the Bahamas intent on saving a world ravaged by climate change. The Last Catastrophe is a collection of speculative short stories on what it means to live in modern America.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Roberto Hoyle participated in a panel on Humans and Technology for Inclusive Privacy and Security at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting.