Department of Religion and Culture

About the Appalachian Studies Program

The Appalachian Studies Program is an academic program supporting teaching, research, and service on issues pertaining to Appalachia and its relationship to processes of globalization. The Appalachian Studies minor provides students with the opportunity to study complex social, political, economic, and environmental issues important to the region and the cultures within it from a number of disciplinary perspectives.

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Acceptance of applications for the 2014 Dorothy McCombs Scholarship
will begin in January 2014.


If you have any questions about this webpage or about Appalachian Studies, please contact the Director of the Appalachian Studies Program, Prof. Anita Puckett.