Department of Sociology

Improving Human Well-Being by Investigating Social Inequalities


A Statement of Solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Against Anti-Blackness

SDSU’s College of Arts and Letters stands in solidarity with our Black communities. We denounce racism in any form and violence against Black people, and we stand firm in our belief that Black lives matter.

As a community of university faculty and staff, it is our duty to actively support and advocate for solutions to systemic racism across our nation, the world, and our campus. Read the full statement.

News and Events

Jill EsbenshadeDirector of CCRE

We are pleased to announce the new Director for the Center for Community Research and Engagement, Dr. Jill Esbenshade. CCRE's mission statement reflects many of current Sociology faculty members’ ongoing projects and interests that promote student engagement with research and community issues and organizations, contribute to community well-being through the development of evidence-based analysis and policy, and foster interdisciplinary collaboration. This year, we launched the Center’s website, created a logo, and established service learning agreements with different community organizations.


Read our newsletters: Fall 2020 | Fall 2019 | Fall 2018

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Important Links

Center for Community Research and Engagement

CCREThe CCRE promotes community-based projects through applied research in order to explore ways to improve well-being.

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MobilizationThe department publishes Mobilization: An International Quarterly, a leading research journal in social movements and protest.

Visit the Mobilization website

Alpha Kappa Delta

Alpha Kappa DeltaAlpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is an internationally recognized honor society that is open to all students.

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