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

CIS professor to co-chair ICIS-SIGDSA conference on decision analytics

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer, director of Appalachian State University's applied data analytics master's program and a professor of computer information systems i...

Economics professor's research contributes to major U.N. report.

Research from faculty members in the Department of Economics at Appalachian State University has informed the ninth annual U.N. Environment Program re...

Nine business students to present senior research theses Dec. 6

Student members of Appalachian State University's Business Honors Program will present senior research theses on Thursday, December 6. ...

Business majors present at Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

Appalachian State University seniors Luis Rangel, Myles Grady and Preston MacDonald traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on November 10, 2018 to presen...

Appalachian faculty members earn awards at information technology conference

Twelve Walker College of Business CIS and SCM faculty participated November 1 – 3, 2018 in Norfolk, VA at the Conference on Information Systems Appl...

Walker College announces Dean's Club Research Prize

The Walker College of Business has announced the creation of the Dean's Club Research Prize, which is intended to support and reward Appalachian State...

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