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

Appalachian students present at Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium

Appalachian State University students recently presented at the Southern Appalachian Honey Bee Research Consortium (SAHBRC), held February 16 on the c...

Economics professor's research suggests lack of sleep reduces voter turnout

Insufficient sleep is a health concern, and its effects reach beyond physical health. While a lack of sleep is known to negatively impact some types o...

Appalachian students, faculty members attend Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference

Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University recently attended Duke University's Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) Confe...

Economists figured out just how much men will pay to end baldness

Let’s say a man who’s bald as bowling ball, à la Bruce Willis today, has the opportunity to re-grow those locks so as to resemble a more luscious...

Dr. Benjamin Powell selected as 2019 UNC Faculty Fellow

The University of North Carolina System recently announced their 2019 Academic Affairs Faculty Fellows, and Appalachian State University associate pro...

Holshouser Ethics to present lunch and learn on sustainable business topics Feb. 1

Sustainable Business Lunch & Learn Friday, February 112:00 - 2:00 p.m.Peacock Hall, Room 4018 (416 Howard St, Boone, NC 28608)...

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