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

Virtual Commencement Celebration 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Department of Sociology's Virtual Commencement Celebration, We are proud of you graduates!

In lieu of in-person commencement due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Department organized a virtual celebration for Sociology graduating seniors on May 14, 2021.  We also recognized the Outstanding Graduating Senior, Alana Godoy and her Most Influential Faculty Member, Professor Michael McCall. Students and parents also had a chance to talk and give thanks making the celebration more intimate. We are truly proud of all of our graduates and their accomplishments!

Sociology Newsletter

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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.

Visit the CCRE website


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.

Visit the AKD website


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