Faculty Research

Business Research at Appalachian

The Walker College faculty produce and disseminate extensive research through both academic and professional communities. In the last five years, faculty have published 543 peer reviewed academic journal articles, 160 conference proceedings, and made 533 conference and professional presentations. In total, faculty have produced 1,175 intellectual contributions in the last five years. Approximately 520 intellectual contributions were made in basic or discovery research, 540 in applied or integrative research, and 115 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

Economics professor selected as author for U.S. Global Change Research Program’s ‘First National Nature Assessment’

Dr. John Whitehead, a professor in the Department of Economics at Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business, has been selected by the ...

Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop held April 26-27

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

Management, MBA, and Economics students to present their research at 'Student Research and Creative Endeavors' event

Walker College of Business students will be included as part of Appalachian State University's Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors ...

Dean's Club 'Lunch & Learns' to feature eight faculty researchers

The Walker College of Business Office for Advanced Studies in Business will host concurrent Dean's Club Lunch and Learns on Monday, March 18, 11:30 AM...

Research Support

Appalachian's Office of Research and Innovation

Appalachian's Office of Research and Innovation 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.