Appalachian Centers

Appalachian Center at Berea College

Berea College
CPO 2336
Berea, KY 40404
Dr. Gordon McKinney, Director
Ph: 606-986-9341 X5141
Fax: 606-986-4506

Center for the Study of
Ethnicity and Gender
in Appalachia

Marshall University
400 Hal Greer Boulevard
Huntington, WV 25755
Dr. Lynda Ann Ewen and Dr. Shirley Lumpkin, Co-directors
Ph: 304-696-3348
Fax: 304-696-3197
Center website:

Appalachian Center at Southeast Community College

Southeast Community College
700 College Road
Cumberland, KY 40823
Robert Gipe, Program Director
Ph: 606-589-2145 X 2047
Fax: 606-589-2275

Mountain Heritage Center

Western Carolina Unversity
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Dr. Tyler Blethen, Director
Ph: 828-227-7129
Fax: 828-227-7207
Email: blethen@WCUVAX1.WCU.EDU

Appalachian Center at the University of Kentucky

624 Maxwelton Court
Lexington, KY 40506
Ph: 606-257-4852
Fax: 606-257-3003

Regional Research Institute

P.O. Box 6825
Morgantown, WV 26506
Dr. Scott Loveridge, Director
Ph: 304-293-8734
Fax: 304-293-6699

Appalachian Regional Studies Center

Radford University
P.O. Box 7014
Radford, VA 24142
Dr. Grace Toney Edwards, Director
Ph: 540-831-5366
Center website:

The Appalachian Center for Community Service

Emory & Henry College
P.O. Box 947
Emory, VA 24327
Dr. Stephen L. Fisher, Director
Ph: 540-944-3859
Fax: 540-944-6170

Center for Appalachian Studies and Services

East Tennessee University
Box 70556
Johnson City, TN 36714-0556
Dr. Jean Haskell, Director
Ph: 423-439-5348
Fax: 423-439-6340
Email: or
Center Website:

The Center for Appalachian Studies

Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
Dr. Patricia D. Beaver, Director
Ph: 828-262-4089
Fax: 828-262-4087

Center for Community Partnerships

University of Tennessee
410 Aconda Court
Knoxville, TN 47996
Dr. Virginia Seitz, Director
Ph: 423-974-4542
Fax: 423-974-9035

The Institute for Local Government Administration and Rural Development

Ohio University
143 Technology and Enterprise Building
Athens, OH 45701
Dr. Mark Weinberg, Director
Ph: 740-593-4388
Fax: 740-593-4398
Center Website:

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Appalachian Studies Program
Balcksburg, VA 24061-0227
Dr. Anita Puckett, Coordinator,
Appalachian Studies Program
Ph: 540-231-9526
Fax: 540-231-7013