Folasade Scott - The Mind, the Arts, and Education in America
Since 2009 Folasade has been privileged to enrich peoples lives as a minister, teacher, counselor, and mentor, serving in various parts of the US, as well as Jamaica and Haiti; she has also remotely served people in other countries such as Qatar, Pakistan, Kenya, and Canada. Folasade specializes in restoration and development of the whole person; authentic identity expression; basic and academic life skills development; global community awareness and service; sustainability; and creative expression. She also serves as a consultant and collaborator with organizations and individuals who desire to enrich peoples lives holistically. These services are expressed through two business entities that Folasade founded and directs: a non-profit corporation called Violent Faith Ministries International Inc. and a for-profit business called Redeeming the Time. Folasade is currently completing a Master’s program at Winston-Salem State University called Teaching English as a Second Language and Applied Linguistics; she plans to pursue a PhD in Educational Psychology at Georgia State University.
Sociology 150: Social Psychology
Psychology 150: Psychology of Personality
Education 197: Field Studies in Education
African American Studies 159: Special Topics in African American LiteratureMusic 128S: Contemporary Improvisational Music
Thesis Folasade Scott : - "The Pedagogy of Motivation Part 1: Motivating African-American Disadvantaged Adults Learning Basic Skills through Relationship and Relevance" (Class of 2009)
Cleavon Gilman - Diversity and Mobility in the U.S.
After graduating in 2009, Cleavon completed a post-Baccalaureate in Physiology at California State University East Bay. In 2016 he became of Doctor of Medicine after completing training at UCSF, and currently serves as an emergency medicine resident physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
African American Studies 159: Hip Hop
Peace and Conflict Studies 125AC: War, Culture, & Society
Chicano Studies 180:Topics in Chicano Studies
Ethnic Studies 103A: Racialization and Empire
Education 190:Current Issues in Education
Thesis Cleavon Gilman : - "William Nelson Colson: The Effects of Northernization and Francization on Southern Negroes in the Pursuit of Unequivocal Equality (1915-1922)" (Class of 2009)
Jessica Gresham - Twentieth Century American Culture
Jessica graduated with honors in 2009, and she currently works as a Veterinary Assistant at the San Francisco SPCA.
African American Studies 142AC: Race and American Film
Film 123: 1950s Film and Propaganda
Australian Studies: Australia and America
Letters and Science 180C: Social and Behavioral Science
Sociology 125: Urban Sociology
Thesis Jessica Gresham : - "The Female Shape of Jazz" (Class of 2009)
Adrienne Johnson - Consumer Society & Contemporary American Culture
The Departmental Citation Winner for 2009, Adrienne recently completed her PhD in the Modern Thought and Literature program at Stanford. Titled Diet and the Disease of Civilization, 1977-2008, Adrienne’s dissertation analyzes how instructional texts diet books, nutrition policy, medical research have measured civilization by the human costs of social progress. Other academic publications include articles on competitive eating, Paleo diet mythologies, dude ranches, locavorism, and grocery store couponing. She also writes for popular, non-academic audiences in BuzzFeed Food and Gastronomica.
Anthropology 162: American Folklore
Geography 181: Urban Field Study
American Studies C112B: American Cultural Landscapes, 1900 to the Present
History of Art 192AC: American Folk Art
American Studies 250: Graduate Research Seminar in American Studies
Thesis "Talking with Their Mouths Full: Competitive Eating and the Cultural Meaning of American Bodies"
Everardo Mora - City Planning, Public Policy, and Minority Communities
As one of four recipients of the 2009 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize, Everardo Mora received $20,000 and a Visiting Scholar placement at UC Berkeley in order to continue his research on “cannery culture.” His goal was to produce a narrative infused with the voices, stories, and experiences of Latino cannery workers in order to better understand ethnic diversity, the culture of mass production, language and literacy, and identity construction on the shop floor of the last full-scale cannery to close in the Silicon Valley, a valley that once was known as the Valley of Heart’s Delight. Everardo currently works as a Project Manager at Orton Development, Inc.
American Studies C134:Information Technology & SocietyA
merican Studies 110:Sociology of Sister-Cities
Ethnic Studies 130AC:Multicultural America
Chicano Studies 150B:History of the Southwest
Native American Studies 102:Critical Native American Legal and Policy Studies