Graduate Students

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Mental Health, Educational Policy, Student Success, Social Justice, Equity

Education/Career Goals

Research metrics related to mental health treatment and care; especially in assessing alternative methods of treatment and care outside the traditional (and often inaccessible) models. Serving as an educator and educational leader at an institution of higher learning.

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Gender/Sexuality studies, intersectional feminism, globalization, environmental racism, and environmental justice

Education/Career Goals

To work and research as an activist educator at the college/university level.

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Criminal Justice system, prison reform, restorative justice practices, victimization, social justice, community-police relations

Education/Career Goals

I would like to find a career in the Criminal Justice system working with victims and offenders.

Emphasis

Teaching & Practicing

Research Interests

Social inequalities, environmental justice, and government policy

Education/Career Goals

Teach at the college level, advocate for social justice and possibly pursue a PhD

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Socio-Economic Class, Labor, Education, Rural Communities, Race, Gender

Education/Career Goals

To successfully complete the Master's of Sociology program at HSU and continue working in college access and completion programs.

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Social Inequality, Race, Class, and Gender Studies, Sociology of Family/Marriage

Education/Career Goals

To teach at the Community College level and eventually pursue a PhD

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Exploitation and displacement of marginalized groups, Feminism, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, bodies, class, immigration, globalization, rhetoric, environment

Education/Career Goals

To finish my Master’s then go back to San Jose, CA to work with the community I grew up in.

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Non-profit work, prevention measures and trauma.

Education/Career Goals

Open a non-profit, policy and system change at the macro level, earn a Ph.D., criminal justice dept.

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Digital Divide and access to technology as it relates to age/altered abilities/ruralism/socioeconomic status.

Education/Career Goals

Pursue and continue research into Digital Divide and aging in order to support future generational adaptations to technology.

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Labor/Work and education, the role they have in society, and their relationship with social justice.

Education/Career Goals

Complete the Master's of Sociology program at HSU and continue my public service with an increased capacity and education.

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

I have a multi interest in research options, however research in regards to local disparities such as addiction related or local healthcare issues/resources.

Education/Career Goals

First thing complete the program, then find a rewarding and meaningful career that is an asset to the local community.

EMPHASIS

Practicing Sociology

RESEARCH INTEREST

Public Policy, Bureaucratic/Organizational Structures, Institutions, Globalization, Rural Development, Economic Development, Environmental Justice, Technology, Health Administration, Mental Health, Youth/Ageism.

EDUCATIONAL/CAREER GOALS

After the program I hope to pursue a career in either policy analysis or research. I am also interested in attending law school or pursuing a PhD, we’ll see where the road takes me.