Journal of Appalachian Studies
Meet the Staff
Shaunna Scott, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Kentucky, began her editorship of the Journal of Appalachian Studies January 2013. She is a past president of the Appalachian Studies Association and the author of several articles on Central Appalachian coal communities.
Linda Spatig is a professor of educational leadership at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.
Christopher Leadingham is a doctoral student in the history department at the University of Kentucky.
Mary K. Thomas is the Executive Director of the Appalachian Studies Association headquartered at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.
Assistant Managing Editor:
Ann E. Bryant, is the Office Manager of the Appalachian Studies Association headquartered at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.
Book Review Editor:
Wendy Welch, with Health, Culture/Ethnography, and Economic Development, University of Virginia - Wise.
Books to be considered for review in the Journal of Appalachian Studies should be sent to:
Wendy Welch, Journal of Appalachian Studies Book Review Editor
Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap
404 Clinton Ave E
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Media Review Editor:
Gene Hyde is Head of Special Collections and University Archivist at the University of North Carolina-Asheville.
Mary Anglin: Anthropology, University of Kentucky
Chad Berry: History, Berea College
Dwight Billings: Sociology, University of Kentucky
Martha Billips: Literature/Women’s and Mountain Literary Traditions, Transylvania University
Richard J. Callahan, Jr.: History, Religion, Folklore, and Folklife, University of Missouri
Rebecca Adkins Fletcher: Appalachian Studies, East Tennessee State University
Wilburn Hayden: Social Work, York University (Ontario)
Thomas Alan Holmes: Literature/Popular Culture, East Tennessee State University
John C. Inscoe: History, University of Georgia
Ronald L. Lewis: History, West Virginia University
Chad Montrie: History, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Richard P. Mulcahy: History and Political Science, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
Phillip J. Obermiller: Urban Affairs, University of Cincinnati
Ted Olson: Appalachian Studies/Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies Program, East Tennessee State University
Douglas Reichart Powell: English, Columbia College Chicago
Erin Presley: Appalachian literature, Eastern Kentucky University
Mary Beth Pudup: Geography, University of California, Santa Cruz Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Anna Rachel Terman: Sociology, Ohio University
Karen Tice: Education and Women’s Studies, University of Kentucky
Ann R. Tickamyer: Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University
Susan Williams: Education Coordinator, Highlander Research and Education Center
Barry Whittemore: History and Religion, University of North Georgia
International Board of Advisors
Lászlo Kulcsár: Rural Sociology, Gödölló University, Hungary
Margaret Mackay: Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Alessandro Portelli: English Studies, University of Rome, Italy
Gerald Preher: Southern Literature and Gender Issues, Institut Catholique de Lille and Université d'Angers
Carmen Rueda Ramos, American Studies, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Carolyn Sachs: Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Bruce Tucker: History, University of Windsor, Canada