Faculty Research

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.

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) 262-2092 for additional information.

Research News

Eight earn business honors at App State

Eight students have graduated from Appalachian State University with business honors from the Walker College of Business. The students are Jacque...

Two earn Brashear undergraduate research prizes

Five seniors from Appalachian State University have participated in the 2021 Brashear Research Competition, and two have been honored with Brashear Pr...

Location offers clues to attitudes about sustainability

Research from a cross-disciplinary team of Appalachian State University professors and the University of Hawaii examines how personal traits...

App State insurance students help implement in-person commencement during COVID-19

Members of the AppRISE research cohort have helped leaders at Appalachian State University mitigate the risk associated with in-person events and...

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 cobresearch@appstate.edu.