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The Department of Education, Culture and Society is located in the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex (SAEC) on the campus of the University of Utah.

Department Chair:
William Smith

SAEC 3286

Director of Graduate Studies
Leticia Alvarez Gutiérrez
Associate Professor
SAEC 3283

Academic Program Coordinator:
Jason Newnum
SAEC 3282

Student Advisory Committee:

Maeve Wall:

Sonny Partola:

Send mail to:

Education, Culture & Society
University of Utah
1721 Campus Center Drive SAEC 3280
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-587-7814

ECS Alum Line

ECS has initiated a campaign to generate funds for what we are calling the ECS Alum Line Teaching Assistantship. This assistantship is designed to be funded by our alumni with the belief that small contributions of many can build magnificent things. Just click the “Giving” link in our masthead at the top of this page or click HERE. Our goal is to raise $50,000 over the next three years. Once the goal is reached, we will convene a group of alums to select the first ECS recipient to receive this important support provided by you.


Last Updated: 5/10/22