Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Social Problems

The Global Study of Women

The Sociology of Gender

The Sociology of Race

The Study of Women

Languages Spoken


Favorite Hobby


First Year at West Valley


Favorite Place on Campus

The Classroom :)


Angela Castillo is an Associate Professor of Sociology at West Valley College. She also teaches various Sociology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies courses at San Jose State University (SJSU) and Gavilan College. She received her B.A. in Sociology with a Minor in Women's Studies and completed her M.A. in Sociology at SJSU. Her teaching interests include: intersectionality, social justice, gender and sexuality, feminist and critical pedagogy, feminist critiques of capitalism and globalization.

When she's not teaching she enjoys hiking, biking, watching documentaries, and spending time with her toddler.


B.A. in Sociology, Minor in Women's Studies

M.A. in Sociology

Contact Information

The best way for students to contact me is through my email at [email protected]. You can also send me a message on Canvas. I will respond to your questions within 24 hours on weekdays and 48 hours on weekends.

Last Updated 2/15/22