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

Advertising research will help marketers know when to invest in ad creativity

Research on advertisement creativity from Walker College Marketing Professor Ilgım Dara Benoit was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Mark...

Survey respondents willing to pay for stormwater management and reduce negative effects from runoff

Using the Boone Creek watershed that runs through Appalachian State University’s campus as a laboratory, an interdisciplinary research team at Appal...

$25,000 Biotech grant will fund CARE bee research

Appalachian State University's Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) has received a $25,000 grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology C...

Research from Walker College accounting professors honored by IMA

Two Appalachian State University accounting professors were recently honored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), a professional organiza...

Walker College announces inaugural recipients of Dean's Club Research Prize

During the 2019 G.A. Sywassink Day of Excellence, four Appalachian State University business professors earned the first-ever Dean's Club Researc...

Six business students to present senior research theses May 2

Student members of Appalachian State University's Business Honors Program will present senior research theses on Thursday, Ma...

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