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

The Makers Assemble: The Volunteer Phenomenon of PPE Makers

The Department of Sociology welcomes Marybeth C. Stalp (University of Northern Iowa) on September 29.  She will discuss how volunteers came together to create personal protective equipment (PPE) for those in need during the COVID-19 panedemic.  Everyone is welcome!  Learn more about this event.

Department of Sociology Annual Lecture SeriesSociology Annual Lecture Series

Join us for this year's lecture, Loss in the City: Anti-Blackness and Racial Capitalism in the Nation’s Capital, on October 13 at 2 pm.  The lecture will be given by Tanya Golash-Boza, founder of the Racism, Capitalism, and the Law (RCL) Lab and a professor of sociology at the University of California, Merced.

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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

Surf/Skate Studies Collaborative (SSSC)

Surf/Skate Studies CollaborativeThe collaborative includes new courses for SDSU students, a biennial conference, a new international journal, and a variety of community outreach projects. 

Visit the SSSC website. 

Mobilization

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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