Alumni in Graduate Programs

Jennifer (‘00) completed a masters degree in Education at Pitzer College, taught elementary school for several years, and in Fall 2005 entered the Ph.D. program in sociology at the University of California, Irvine.

Patricia (‘01) is working on her dissertation in the Department of Sociology at the University of Southern California. Her primary areas of specialization are race, class and gender, particularly as they relate to educational attainment.

Christopher (‘02), after service in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, is currently studying in the Sociology doctoral program at the New School for Social Research in New York.

Rob (‘03) is continuing his studies in the Sociology doctoral program at the University of California, San Diego.

Megan (‘04) is in her second year of a program leading to a Masters of Social Work at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Emily (‘05) is continuing her graduate program in Sociology (cultural studies emphasis) at the University of York in England. In our collective memory, she is our first student to pursue a graduate degree at a European university.

Patrick (‘05) had a number of graduate school opportunities, but decided on pursuing a doctoral degree in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He plans to do research on issues related to race and ethnicity.

Jennifer (‘05), who was selected as the outstanding LMU sociology student of her class, had options at several law schools, but decided to pursue her degree at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

Xochiltl (‘05), a past member of the Board of the Sociology Society, is continuing her study in the Masters Program in Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania.