Business Research at Appalachian

Walker College of Business faculty produce and disseminate extensive research through both academic and professional communities. In the last five years, faculty members have published approximately 400 peer-reviewed academic journal articles, 130 conference proceedings and made more than 400 conference and professional presentations in 170 different venues. In total, the faculty has produced more than 700 individual intellectual contributions in basic discovery research, more than 400 contributions in applied or integrative research and 240 contributions in teaching and learning research.

Recent News

Walker College sustainable business director offers five ways for corporate sustainability professionals to make strides during COVID-19

A new article from Dr. Rajat Panwar, Sustainable Business Director for the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, offers guidance...

Bee researchers quotes in N&O, TechWire stories

While bee supporters everywhere celebrated World Bee Day on May 20, 2020,  faculty members at Appalachian State University created a "buzz" ...

Sustainable business professor advises corporations to develop local production and supply networks

“It's time to develop local production and supply networks,” a recent article published in the California Management Review by Dr. Rajat Panwar, S...

2020 winners announced for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State

Appalachian State University recently announced the 2020 recipients of the Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program."This 2020 class of Chancellor's I...

Research Support

Appalachian's Office of Research

Appalachian's Office of Research 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