Graduate Alumni

A

Emphases

Teaching and Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Social Movements, Environmental Sociology, Teaching, and Pedagogy

Final Product

Grassroot Campaigns: How Canvassing Shapes a Canvasser's Political, Social, and Civic Engagement

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Social Justice, social change, juvenile justice, race/ethnicity, social inequality, community organizing and youth activism

Final Product

Experiencing Historical Trauma: American Indian Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

B

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Statistics, Popular Culture, Research Methods, Postmodernism, Race

 

Final Product

Cue Point Aesthetics: The performing DJ in postmodern DJ culture

C

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Current Career

Colleen is a counselor at Miranda Junior High and South Fork High Schools in Southern Humboldt

Final Product

Victim-Offender Mediation in the Humboldt County Justice System

D

Emphasis

Practicing

Research Interests

Religiosity, Social Inequality, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Capitalism, Poverty, and environmental sociology

Final Product

Religion, Language, Gender, and Culture: Challenges Experienced by Saudi Students in Humboldt County

H

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Gender and Crime, Race, Prisoner Reentry

Final Product

Equine Assisted Learning with Special Populations

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Food systems, food policy, and public nutrition

Final Product

The Alternative Food Movement in Humboldt County, CA: Social Bonds and Divisions

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Criminology, Gender and Sexuality, Popular Culture, Media, Mental Health, and Social Psychology

Final Product

Steven Universe, Exploring Representations of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Class, and Sexuality in Children's Cartoons

J

Emphases

Practicing Sociology and Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Gender, Sexuality, Juvenile Justice, Race, and Education

Final Product

“Black trans bodies are under attack”: gender non-conforming homicide victims in the U.S. 1995-2014 

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interest

Micro, meso, and macro analyses of inequality, including race, sexuality, and gender.  Particularly interested in institutional inequality - causes and outcomes.

Final Product

"Aspirants and Interlopers: First-Generation, Underrepresented, Low-Income (FGULI) Master's Students" - an exploration, through literature review and interviews, of FGULI student experiences in master's programs.

Emphasis

Practicing

Current Career

Program Manager at Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction (HACHR)

Final Product

"What's so Great About the Alternative? Understanding Individual Motivations for Participating in Humboldt County Alternative Food Networks."

L

Emphases

Practicing Sociology and Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Social Justice, Social Inequalities, Feminist theory, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Sexuality, Social Movements, Xican@/Latin@ studies

Final Product

Navigating the Gender Nonconforming Identity on the HSU Campus

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Racial inequity, gender studies, food security, social ecology, rural development.

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Theory relating to global capitalism, globalization, world-systems, as well as networks, movements and the media

Final Product

Alternative Visions of Globalization-Occupy and the World Social Forum

M

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Religion, Gender/Sexuality studies, Drugs, Deviance and Mental Illness

Final Product

Religiosity and Feminism: Navigating Gender Constructions and Ideologies

N

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Food Security, Food Policy, Food Justice

Final Product

P

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Social Movements, Dispute Resolution

Final Product

Rural Police Officers and Their Attitudes and Perceptions of Protest Events

R

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Crime, Law, and Deviance; Racial Inequality, Social Inequality, and Social Justice

Final Product

Life's Footprints: Undergraduate Students Reflecting on their Bullying Experiences

S

Emphases

Practicing and Teaching Sociology

Current Career

Sam is a Research Technician I (Research Analyst I) at the Public Health Survey Research Program at Sacramento State University

Final Product

Public Policy Assessment of Local Government Approaches to Implementing California's Medical Marijuana Laws

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