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) 262-2922 for additional information.

Research News

Marketing professors explore gender and cultural competence in nursing homes

Research from Appalachian State University marketing professors Ilgım Dara Benoit and Jeffrey Foreman has been recently published in the In...

How does sleep affect your decisions? App State’s Dr. David Dickinson conducts grant-funded studies to find out

BOONE, N.C. — Have you ever wondered if poor sleep begets poor choices? Appalachian State University faculty member Dr. David Dickinson has dedicate...

Dean's Club Research featured in Peacock Hall October 14

Twenty-seven business research projects were presented at the 2021 Walker College of Business Dean's Club Research Poster Session on Thursda...

Marketing researchers examine motivations for a favorite American tradition: tailgating

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines a favorite American tradition: tailgating -- and what motivates us to participate in th...

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.