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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Social Justice


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Director: Jordan Hill
Office: ACAD 3303
Telephone: 303-315-3566
E-mail: jordan.hill@ucdenver.edu

Faculty

(concurrently appointed)

Professors:
Jana Everett (Political Science)
Donna Martinez (Ethnic Studies)

Associate Professors:

Nancy Ciccone (English)
Candan Duran-Aydintug (Sociology)
David Hildebrand (Philosophy)
Omar Swartz (Communication)
Catherine Wiley (English)

Assistant Professors:
Christopher Agee (History)
Chad Kautzer (Philosophy)

Senior Instructor:
Lucy McGuffey (Political Science)

Instructor:
Harvey Bishop (Political Science)

Undergraduate Information

The Social Justice Program is home to the Social Justice Minor and organizes innovative community and campus events to address the pressing social and economic issues of the 21st century. The Social Justice Minor is designed for students who are passionate about being engaged citizens and effecting change locally and globally. To this end, students will be exposed to global perspectives on social movements, conflict resolution, environmental stewardship, critical theory, and grassroots organizing.

Student Learning Goals

Earning a Social Justice Minor will make students competitive for graduate school as well as for jobs in NGOs, public health, political office, community leadership, and in the ever-increasing number of modern corporations that seek employees who are committed to sustainable and ethical vocations. We create learning opportunities that emphasize an integrated understanding the social, political, economic, and cultural dimensions of the major challenges facing humanity in the new millennium.  By cultivating engaged and informed citizens, we seek to create future leaders who will have the skills and knowledge necessary to effect meaningful change.

Click here  to learn about the requirements for the Minor in Social Justice.  

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