Thank you for visiting our department homepage! Social Science classes for Fall 2020 (ECN, HIS, and POS) are currently being updated and revised to ensure the safety of both students and instructors. Please note that our course schedules may change as circumstances dictate. If you are taking a Social Science class for the Fall 2020 semester, you will be contacted if any changes are made to your class schedule. Please be sure to contact us via email with any questions

Social Science

Contact Social Science

Southern & Dobson Campus

Building: SC 14
P: 480-461-7060

Red Mountain Campus

Building: RDM-PV


Fall & Spring Semesters:
Mon-Thu: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Fri: 7:30 am – 4 pm
Closed Sat and Sun

Summer Semester:
Mon-Thu: 7 am – 7:30 pm
Closed Fri, Sat and Sun

On behalf of the Social Science Department, we would like to welcome you to another exciting year at Mesa Community College. This web site is designed to give you an overview of the programs and courses offered within our department.

Social Science Lecture Series for 2020-21



We all know that COVID-19 has turned things upside down. How does our government’s response compare to other countries, and what has been the impact of COVID-19 on our economy? These questions and more can be answered at the Social Science Department’s first brown-bag, virtual lecture series of the year. Join us for an engaging and interactive discussion on the economic and political impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presented by:

Sylwia Cavalcant, M.A., Economics and Brian Dille, Ph.D., Political Science

When: Monday, October 26, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Webex Link:



Do you know that almost nine million people have died from hunger in 2020 compared to the one million from COVID-19? Acute hunger is set to double worldwide, and nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households will experience food insecurity.

  • What does this mean for all of us?
  • What challenges and solutions are on the horizon?

These questions, along with many others, will be answered at the Social Science Department’s second brown-bag, virtual lecture series of the year. Join us for an informative and collaborative discussion on the global food crisis.

Presented by:

Zarrin Caldwell, Guest Lecturer | Dr. Brian Dille, Political Science

Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Meeting Link:

Scholarships Available for 2020-21

Please find complete information and the new application on the Social Science Scholarships page.

Department Faculty & Staff Contact

Paul Hietter, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - History


SC 14 - Room: 57

Lori A Berg

Administrative Specialist Sr


Angel Morales


Morning Secretary


SC 14

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