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MASP Alumni

Shane Anderson

Shane Anderson

Area of Interest: 

Asian Studies, Cosplay Culture, Sociology and Technology, Poverty, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity, Families and Intimate Relationships, and Gender Performativity.

ander171@cougars.csusm.edu 

 
Travis Blunt

Travis Blunt

Area of Interest:
Informal Economy, Hyper-Surveillance of Gangs, Youth and Gangs, Mass Incarceration, and Homelessness
blunt001@cougars.csusm.edu 

 
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Aaron "Fitz" Fitzpatrick

Area of Interest:
Accent Prejudice,Linguicism, CRT, Racialization of Language, Second Language Acquisition, Identity Formation for ESL Learners, and SocioPoetix.
fitzp023@cougars.csusm.edu 
 
Diana Garcia

Diana Garcia

Area of Interest:
Youth in Mixed Immigration Status Families, Undocumented Youth, and Education
garci368@cougars.csusm.edu 
 

Jordan Grasso

Jordan Grasso

Area of Interest:
Police Subculture, Critical Race Theory, Power and Privilege, Social Control, Oppression, and LGBT Studies
jordancgrasso@gmail.com
 
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Erendira Irais Hernandez

Area of Interest:
Youth experiences in education and the school-to-prison pipeline, Education, Youth, Youth in Gangs, Immigration.
herna267@cougars.csusm.edu 
 
Juan "Martin" Leyva

Juan "Martin" Leyva

Area of Interest: 

Emphasis on the Prison Industrial Complex Prisoner, Reentry and Recidivism; Youth and Gangs, Gang Injunctions, Gang Intervention, Prevention and Street Restorative Justice; Social Justice, Equality, Equity, and Intersectionality. 

leyva037@cougars.csusm.edu 

 
Roxanna Llamas

Roxanna Llamas

Area of Interest:
Intersectionality of Race, Class, Gender, Latino/a Middle Class, Middle Class Minority Groups, Colorism, and Identity
llama016@cougars.csusm.edu
 
Lillian Nahar - Graduate Student

Lillian Nahar 

Area of Interest:
White Supremacy Ideology and Institutionalized Racism in Corporate America and our Judicial System that legitimize and perpetuate inequality for Black Americans
nahar001@cougars.csusm.edu 
 
Denise Nealon

Denise Nealon

Area of Interest: 

Concept of Intersectionality, Standpoint Theory, Navigation of Public Space, Gender, Internalized Sexism.

nealo002@cougars.csusm.edu 

 
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J. Stalin Plascencia

Area of Interest:
Hyper-criminality and Hyper-surveillance as experienced by Xican@ youth, Youth and Gangs, Critical criminology, Urban sociology and Immigration.
casti069@cougars.csusm.edu 
 
Felipe Rendon

Felipe Rendon 

Area of Interest: 

Informal Economy/Political Economy, Gentrification, Youth Gangs and their hyper-criminalization leading to incarceration. 

rendo014@cougars.csusm.edu 

 
Flor Saldana

Flor Saldana 

Area of Interest:
Latinos and Education and Medical Sociology
saldana020@cougars.csusm.edu 
 
Oscar Fabian Soto

Oscar Fabian Soto

Area of Interest:
Prison Industrial complex emphasis on Disproportionality among Prison Systems, Prisoner reentry and recidivism, Youth and Gangs, and Gang Injunctions.
soto039@cougars.csusm.edu 
 
Olivia Victory - MASP Cohort

Olivia Victory 

Area of Interest:
Juvenile Justice. Thesis topic: Youth experiences in institutional care
victo004@cougars.csusm.edu