The Appalachian Center & Appalachian Studies Program is a vibrant community consisting of undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and community members. Representing a wide array of disciplines from colleges across the University, affiliates partner with Appalachian communities, conduct research, lead community engagement projects, and teach courses relating to the region.

To become an Appalachian Center affiliate, please complete the following form:

Appalachian Center Affiliation Application

To become a faculty affiliate for the Appalachian Studies Program please complete the following form:

Appalachian Studies Faculty Affiliation Application

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Associate Professor
Creative Writing
1229 Patterson Office Tower
email contact preferred
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Graduate Research Assistant, M.S. Student
Dimock Animal Pathology
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Associate Professor of Geography, Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director, New Maps Plus, Director, Mapshop
Critical cartography & GIS, cultural geography, urban political geography, Science and Technology Studies, Disciplinary History of Geography
861 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-8851
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Professor Emeritus, Political Science
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Dr. and Mrs. C. Milton Coughenour Professor of Rural Sociology
Rural Inequality, History of Rural Sociology, Applied demography
707 Garrigus Building, College of Agriculture Food and Environment, Community and Leadership Development
(859) 257-7583