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

Commencement 2021

Class of 2021! Department of Sociology Virtual Commencement Celebration

The Department of Sociology will hold a virtual commencement celebration on:

May 14 at 10:30 a.m. (Pacific Time)

Please RSVP by April 30 to [email protected].

More commencement information


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

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Sociology, Outstanding Graduating Senior, Alana Nicole Kikanani Godoy, Sociology B.A., Class of 2021

2021 Most Influential Faculty Member Michael McCall. Selected by Outstanding Graduating Senior, Alana Nicole Kikanani Godoy

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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