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Department of Sociology

Rachel Gallegos
Program Assistant

Mailing Address

University of Colorado Denver
Department of Sociology
Campus Box 105, PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Address

Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 420
Denver, CO 80204


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TedX Mile High Bio - "Meet Esther Sullivan"​
CU Denver Today Article - Manufactured Insecurity - "This is the way we're housing the Poor"​



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Department of Sociology

Sociology: A choice to study your world

Faculty dedicated to you. You join not just peers, but a committed department with devoted faculty.

Outstanding academic programs require innovative intervention from dedicated faculty.​​​ Made-to-fit office hours, personalized advising and one-on-one research partnerships are among our commitments to students.

Questions answered about your world. You find answers to a number of social questions through peer-group work, engaging classroom discussion, and plenty of opportunities for interaction between our faculty and students.

Academics focused on the real world. You will foc​us on the skills to distinguish yourself as a team player in the increasingly group-oriented workforce.


Complete your plan of action when you see what sociology majors do after college.

Next, travel the undergraduate and graduate program pages for your academic plan, then unfold the tuition and financial aid options.

Finally, apply to the university assured you will have your questions answered at each step.





We Are First-Generation Too!

Many Sociology majors are first-generation college students. Several faculty in Sociology were among the first generation in their families to attend college too. On our webpage faculty directory we have put a first-generation tag alongside the photos ​​of those faculty who are willing to talk with students about this experience, and offer support and guidance.  Please feel free to seek them out!