Faculty Research

Business Research at Appalachian

The Walker College faculty produce and disseminate extensive research through both academic and professional communities. In the last five years, faculty have published 543 peer reviewed academic journal articles, 160 conference proceedings, and made 533 conference and professional presentations. In total, faculty have produced 1,175 intellectual contributions in the last five years. Approximately 520 intellectual contributions were made in basic or discovery research, 540 in applied or integrative research, and 115 contributions in teaching and learning research.

WCOB Resources

Faculty in the Walker College of Business can access a variety of resources in their research endeavors. Some resources can be found on the WCOB research resource tracker. Contact the Office of Graduate Programs & Research, 3140 Peacock Hall, (828) 262-2922 for additional information.

Research News

Economics students project economic impact of popular, local events 'Boonerang' and 'Blue Ridge Brutal'

Students in Appalachian State University's student chapter of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and facu...

Dec. 1 'Lunch & Learn' will feature Dean's Club interdisciplinary research

The Walker College of Business Office for Advanced Studies in Business will host a Dean's Club Lunch and Learn on Friday, December 1, 11:30 AM, in Pea...

Dean's Club research presented in Peacock Hall

Fourteen research projects were presented at the 2023 Walker College of Business Dean's Club Research Poster Session on Thursday, October 26...

Guignet, Sugg earn NSF grant to study the effects of air pollution and climate change on maternal and child health

Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Dennis Guignet has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study The Effects of Toxic Air ...

Research Support

Appalachian's Office of Research and Innovation

Appalachian's Office of Research and Innovation offers support for the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of Appalachian faculty, staff, and students and collaborates with Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.

UNC Research Opportunities Initiative

The UNC Research Opportunities Initiative provides targeted funding for innovative and potentially game-changing research projects. These projects have the potential to promote economic development and position North Carolina as a leader in strategically important research areas. The ROI represents North Carolina’s first financial investment in the UNC system’s five-year strategic plan.

Walker College Office of Graduate Programs & Research

The Walker College of Business Office of Graduate Programs & Research provides additional support to business faculty. The office administers Dean's Club research grants to tenured and tenure track faculty for research expenses. Learn more or email cobresearch@appstate.edu.