Graduate Students

C

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Single Parent College Students, Poverty, University Structure/Institution, Food Production and Sourcing, Nutrition

Education/Career Goals

To complete the Master's Program in Sociology here at HSU. I hope to work in a student services position at HSU, working to support college students through their university experience.

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Deviance and Drugs, Drug Policy, Social Inequality, Institutional Research

Education/Career Goals

Aspires to be a (tenured) Professor at the university level

E

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Sociology of Education, Race and Ethnicity Topics, Medical Sociology and Media Studies

Education/Career Goals

I aspire to become a social analyst to better the communities of America and to reeducate individuals who are afraid to ask questions about topics that affect communities.

H

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Gender and Crime, Race, Prisoner Reentry

Education/Career Goals

Ideally, I would love to start my own non-profit organization for at-risk youth or those coming out of the prison system. I am still undecided about whether I want to pursue a Ph.D. at this point.

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

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

Education/Career Goals

My goal is to teach.  Specifically, I would like to earn my MA in Sociology to become a community college professor in sociology.

J

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Neoliberal ideology, transnational social movement and alternative policy group solidarity, alternatives to neoliberal economic policy

Education/Career Goals

My goals are to teach higher education, research, and work on alternative policy

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Food justice/sovereignty/security, alternative food movements (and the intersection of race and class), sustainable agriculture, political sociology, environmental sociology.

Education/Career Goals

Possibly go on to PhD work. Ultimately I would like to work in the non-profit sector, specifically doing research for organizations interested in food policy and alternative food movements. Once I have settled into my “career” I want to return my focus to herbalism and holistic nutrition.

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

My interests are pretty varied, but I particularly enjoy studying Criminology and Social Psychology

Education/Career Goals

I plan to work in applied research after I graduate with my Master's. I am still researching what type of positions I would prefer, as well as potential job sites.

L

Emphases

Practicing Sociology and Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

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

Education/Career Goals

I plan to pursue a PhD program, work at the Community College level, or at a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles that works with marginalized communities

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

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

Education/Career Goals

I am eager to continue with my education, with the goal of perhaps receiving my PhD one day. My pie-in-the-sky career goal is to work for either UNICEF or UNESCO.

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

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

Education/Career Goals

I definitely don't rule out going on further in Sociology but at the moment investing in my career at Humboldt and maybe teaching some courses on the side seem like a great bet.

M

Emphasis

Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

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

Education/Career Goals

To be a professor at the college level and possibly get a PhD to perform my own research.

T

Emphases

Teaching and Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Gendered Violence, Fat Studies, Body Politics, Sports and Identity Formation

Education/Career Goals

My goals are to receive my PhD and eventually teach in higher education

V

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

I am interested in research that influences policy and promotes the interest of the people. I am especially interested in Criminal Justice issues, Gender, Crime, Race and Inequalities.

Education/Career Goals

Director of a non-profit that assists in rehabilitation efforts, and a life long community activist and social justice advocate.

Y

Emphasis

Practicing Track

Research Interests

Gender and Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity and Social Inequalities, Deviant subcultures, Anti-Globalization Movements

Education/Career Goals

Work for a nonprofit and travel the world. My dream job would be to work for VICE Media and travel the world while conducting investigative journalism of controversial topics and alternate communities around the globe to meet inspirational individuals.