Kirkpatrick received the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry for her newest poetry collection — “The Fisher Queen.” She is a two-time winner of the award, having first won the award in 2004 for her collection “Beyond Reason.”
An article authored by senior gender, women’s and sexuality major Sope Kahn and Appalachian’s Drs. Ellen Lamont and Teresa Roach “demonstrates some of the ways LGBTQ people are challenging heterosexual hookup culture” on college campuses.
How do coal-mining communities and their cultures survive once the coal industry moves on? Hansell’s book “After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales,” forthcoming from WVU Press, explores this issue.
Dr. Lynne Getz, professor of history at Appalachian, is the recipient of the Western Association of Women Historians’ Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize for her book “Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers.”
Dr. Rachel Smith, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, joins a group of scientists in “The Most Unknown” — a documentary film investigating questions that have fueled scientific inquiry for generations.
“Climate change, population, and poverty: vulnerability and exposure to heat stress in countries bordering the Great Lakes of Africa” — co-authored by Appalachian professor Anton Seimon — was recently published in the journal Climate Change.
E-magazine Shelf Unbound recognizes “Train Wreck Earth” among its top 100 Best Indie Books of 2018. Appalachian Professor Emeritus Dr. Harvard Ayers co-authored the novel, which addresses climate change.
“Summoning the Dead: Essays on Ron Rash” is the first book-length collection of scholarship on professor and award-winning author Ron Rash. The volume was co-edited by Appalachian professor Zack Vernon.
Appalachian sociology professors Cameron Lippard and Pavel Osinsky, along with Lon Strauss, co-authored “War: Contemporary Perspectives on Armed Conflicts around the World,” a new textbook examining interdisciplinary perspectives on war.