"To empower people, you need to know their histories and concerns; you need to know the dialogues going on in their communities. Sociology has given me the tools to help empower others to make change in their community."

Ricardo Maldonado
Sociology, B.A. ’02
Executive Director of Paradise Center for Tolerance and Nonviolence, Paradise, California Hometown: Bakersfield, California


HSU Sociology Alumni

Alumni in the field

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HSU Public Sociology Alumni

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