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

2019 Green E Awards honor ‘sustainable business champions’ at App State

BOONE, N.C. — The Walker College of Business (WCOB) at Appalachian State University recently honored two WCOB faculty members with 2019 Gr...

Accounting professor's research quoted in "Next Frontier in Auditing" post

Research from Dr. Mary Ann Hofmann, professor of accounting at Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business, was featured recently i...

Research posters to be presented Oct. 24

Sixteen faculty research projects and three faculty-led student research projects will be presented at the 2019 Walker College of Business Dean's Club...

Behind the scenes: App State faculty, staff and students partner with community in Appalachian Theatre project

BOONE, N.C. — After eight years of planning and construction, the restored and renovated Appalachian Theatre in downtown Boone will open Oct. 14 —...

Professor receives grant funding for blockchain and bee research

By Harley Nefe BOONE, N.C. – Dr. Joseph Cazier, professor of computer information systems and director of the Center for Analytics Research and...

Economics faculty receives research award

By Harley NefeBOONE, N.C. – Dr. John Whitehead, professor in the Department of Economics, received an award from the North Carolina Commercial Resou...

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