Contact Us - Sociology Department

Department of Sociology
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117

Telephone: (415) 422-6671
Fax: (415) 422-5671



Stephanie SearsStephanie Sears

Kalmanovitz Hall 258

Stephanie Sears received her B.A in psychology from Stanford University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University's joint program in African American Studies and Sociology. She teaches several courses, including Introduction to Sociology; Sociology of Gender; African American Culture and Society; Social Problems; Critical Race and Ethnicity; Community Organizing; and the Honors Thesis Seminar. She is a faculty member of the African American Studies and Gender Studies programs, and director of the Esther Madriz Diversity Scholars Living-Learning Community. For additional information about Professor Sears, please see her home page here.

Program Assistant

Amy F. Joseph 2014Amy F. Joseph
Kalmanovitz Hall 252

Amy F. Joseph is the current program assistant to the Sociology Department, Cultural Anthropology minor, and the Esther Madriz Diversity Scholars living-learning community. Prior to joining USF in 2006, she worked for the Women’s Foundation of California, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and educational publisher Teachers' Curriculum Institute. At TCI, she helped develop and write secondary world history curriculum based on multiple intelligence theory and cooperative learning, and made major contributions to units on the modern Middle East, ancient India, early humans, U.S. history, and a textbook on ancient world history for middle school students. Amy graduated Phi Beta Kappa and earned a B.A. in Women’s Studies from Mills College and an M.F.A. in Writing with a concentration in short fiction from the University of San Francisco.