Humanities Council Members

  • Love

    Nancy Sue Love, Coordinator

    Nancy Sue Love joined the faculty at Appalachian State in 2009.  She is a Professor in the Department of Government & Justice Studies and the former Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program. She received her PhD in 1984 and MA in 1981 from Cornell University and an AB degree in... read more
  • Ammon

    Laura Ammon

    Laura Ammon is an Assistant Professor of Religion and member of the Graduate Faculty. She held positions at University of California, Riverside and University of North Florida before joining the ASU faculty in 2010. She earned her BA in Liberal Arts from Webster University and has an MA in Religion... read more
  • Er. Elizabeth Bellows

    Elizabeth Bellows

    Dr. Elizabeth Bellows is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University. She teaches social studies methods courses in both elementary and secondary programs. Dr. Bellows has taught undergraduate courses in classroom management, assessment,... read more
  • Mark Bradbury

    Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Public Administration Dr. Mark Bradbury joined the Department of Government and Justice Studies in 2005. He earned a Ph.D. in Public Administration and a M.P.A.  from the University of Georgia. He completed his B.A.... read more
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    Anna Cremaldi

    Associate Professor of Philosophy Ancient Greek, Environmental Ethics
  • Fletcher

    Karen Fletcher

    Karen Fletcher is Director of Grants Resources & Services in the Office of Research.  Fletcher earned her MBA from Coastal Carolina University and her BA in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from the University of Hartford.  She received her Grant Writing Certificate... read more
  • Gallien

    Louis Gallien

    Louis B Gallien Jr. is a Professor of Educational Leadership in the Doctoral Program in Leadership at Reich College of Education. Before arriving at ASU, Gallien was Dean of the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University. He holds two degrees in African American history, religion... read more
  • Hopton

    Sarah Beth Hopton

    Sarah Beth joined the Technical and Professional Writing program in the English Department at Appalachian State University in 2015. Her research focuses on digital humanities methodologies, stakeholder engagement, and scientific controversies like Agent Orange. She is a graduate of Mercy College's... read more
  • McAllister

    Alex McAllister

    Alex McAllister is an Assistant Professor and Humanities Librarian for the Belk Library & Information Commons. He is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, where he majored in Journalism and Mass Communication. He also holds two master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina at Columbia:... read more
  • Runner

    Lisa Runner

    Lisa Runner joined the Hayes School of Music faculty full-time in 2006 after serving as a part-time instructor since 2000. A Virginia native, she 
holds degrees from Milligan College (B.A., Music, Education), East Tennessee
 State University (M.A., Media Services/Instructional... read more
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    David Russell

    Assistant Professor of Sociology David Russell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Appalachian State University. He earned his PhD in Sociology from Florida State University in 2007. Prior to joining the faculty at Appalachian State, he was a Senior Evaluation Scientist in... read more
  • Szeto

    Kin-Yan Szeto

    Dr. Kin-Yan Szeto is Professor of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University. She teaches courses in critical theory, theatre, literature and performance studies. She is a director and choreographer whose recent productions at Appalachian’s Valborg Theatre include Henrik Ibsen’s... read more
  • Waldroup

    Heather Waldroup

    Heather Waldroup is Associate Director of the Honors College and professor of art history at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Her research examines the intersection of Western and Oceanic visual cultures since the late 19th century, with a focus on colonial photography,... read more