Research, Student-

  Faculty Collaborations, &

  Applied Anthropology

Appalachian Cultures ANTH 411 Class Projects



                        Crossings:  Into 20th Century                                                                           Appalachia:  A Tourist Attraction?



                                            Floyd County High School

Place-Based Education Project



     Floyd County Virginia High School

     New River Valley Community Services

                                                                                                                                             The Old Church Gallery, Ltd. Floyd Story Center

                                                                                                                                        Radford University Anthropology Program

                                                                                                 Melinda Bollar Wagner, Professor

                                                                                                                    Anthropology 493 Practicum in Anthropology Research Team:

                                                                                                                                          Natalie Brooks, Brittony Fitzgerald, Ashley Herwald,

                                                                                                                                           Patricia Jacobs, Adam Richardson, Jeffrey Wood


Floyd County High School Place-Based Education Project  

Appalachian Studies Conference at Radford University 2005:  Vital Words and Vital Actions:  Partnerships to Build a Healthy Place  2005

The Little River Talks Back: University/Community Study of Environment and Culture in the Little River Watershed  2003

Between Blue Mountains:  Cultural Attachment to Land in Craig County, Virginia   1996

Drawing the Line Between People and Power:  APCo 765,000 volt Powerline Controversy  1994

A Patchwork of Appalachia  1991


Wagner, Melinda Bollar, Donna Lynn Batley, Kai Jackson, Bill O'Brien, Liz Throckmorton.  Appalachia: A Tourist Attraction? In Higgs, Robert J., Ambrose Manning, and Jim Wayne Miller, Editors.  Appalachia Inside Out: A Sequel to Voices from the Hills, Volumes I and II. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995.

Also published In Lloyd, Jim and Anne G. Campbell, Editors, The Impact of Institutions in Appalachia:  Proceedings of the 8th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference.  Boone, NC:  Appalachian Consortium Press, 1986, pp. 73-87.