About the Sociology, Anthropology & Justice Systems Department

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Justice Systems offers programs that enhance your understanding of the world as you explore connections among individuals, societies, and cultures. Developing a keen sense of the world you work in, along with important skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication, gives you an advantage in the professional world.

The department offers two undergraduate programs:

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Justice Systems is one of the departments in the School of Social and Cultural Studies.

Department Chair

Amber Johnson
Dr. Amber Johnson
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News

Dr. Daughters Publishes Moquis and Kastiilam Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History

July 7, 2020

Dr. Anton Daughters, Associate Professor of Anthropology, recently published another volume of “Moquis and Kastiilam Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History.” This volume, the second in a two-part series published by the University of Arizona Press, continues the story of the encounter between the Hopis, who the Spaniards called Moquis, and the Spaniards, who … Read More

Dr. Ott’s Article Published in Humanity & Society Journal

July 7, 2020

Dr. Brian Ott, Assistant Professor of Sociology, had his article, “Minimum-wage Connoisseurship and Everyday Boundary Maintenance: Brewing Inequality in Third Wave Coffee, ” published in the journal Humanity & Society. Focusing on the specialty (or “third wave”) coffee industry, where coffee is treated similarly to wine, the article discusses the shift from Fordism to post-Fordism … Read More

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Events

Musical Theatre Minor Auditions
September 27 • 1:00pm - 12:00am
SAB: Take and Make Air Plants!
September 30 • 1:30pm - 12:00am

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