Faculty Research

Recently Published: Graduate Programs & Research Year in Review

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

Research on social media in emerging economies published in IEEE Xplore

An article co-authored by Dr. Bao Duong, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems in the Walker College of Business, h...

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership

Representatives from 19 rural communities in North Carolina were at Appalachian State University May 24-25 to kick off a Rural Community Capacity (RC2...

Economics conference held April 8-9 focuses on environmental and natural resource policy

The Department of Economics, the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis and the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University...

Students, faculty estimate the impact of hiking and biking in the Town of Beech Mountain

Students from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business and faculty in the Department of Economics have recently conducted an economic...

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.