Graduate Students

A

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

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

Education/Career Goals

I would like to work in the non-profit field to engage in community organizing (scholar activist). To be an ethnographer is a new goal, which may come if I pursue a PhD.

B

Emphasis

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Violence Prevention and Serial Genocide

Education/Career Goals

I am hoping to enter doctoral program after completing the Master's program here.

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

Practicing Sociology and 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

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

Emphases

Practicing Sociology and Teaching Sociology

Research Interests

Access to Mental Health Resources

Education and Career Goals

Finish my M.A. at HSU, then pursue a PhD.  I would then like to work at a public policy and possibly teach Sociology on the side.

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.