Contact Us

Our faculty are dedicated to providing students with an understanding of the diversity of the heritages, environments, and cultures of the Appalachian region. If you need assistance or have a question or comment, please contact us.

Please email any general concerns or questions to Dr. Theresa Burriss, tburriss@radford.edu.

Our mailing address is:

Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center

Radford University

P.O. Box 7014

Radford, VA 24142

Faculty Member Phone Email
Dr. Theresa Burriss* (Chair) 540-831-6857 tburriss@radford.edu
Stacy Penven 540-831-6152 spenven1@radford.edu
Tim Thornton 540-831-6153 twthornto@radford.edu
Dr. Mary LaLone* 540-831-5397 mlalone@radford.edu
Dr. Richard Straw* 540-831-5873 rstraw@radford.edu
Dr. Melinda Wagner* 540-831-5157 mwagner@radford.edu
College of Education and Human Development 540-831-6374 cehd@radford.edu
Kara Pfaff (Administrative Assistant) 540-831-7153 khall62@radford.edu

*Graduate Faculty