Alumni Stories

We'd Love to Hear Your Story

Sociology & Criminology Department students go on to do great things. Take a moment and read the profiles of past alumni. What have you been up to? We'd love to connect and share your journey. If you’re interested, Dr. William Hayes welcomes the opportunity to personally speak with you.

Sociology & Criminology Alumni Contact:

William A. Hayes
Department of Sociology
(509) 313-5949

Stories of Success

Portrait of Ali Schultheis, Sociology Major, Alumni Gonzaga University

Ali Schultheis

Sociology Major ('18)

"Gonzaga educated me about issues facing our world and society, and taught me how to use my voice for justice. "

Portrait of Dakota Peterson, Sociology Major, Alumni Gonzaga University

Dakota Peterson

Sociology Major ('18)

"After graduating with degrees in Sociology and Spanish, I headed to Washington DC to intern for Senator Maria Cantwell."

Portrait of Sarah Marr, Sociology Major, Alumni Gonzaga University

Sarah Marr

Sociology Major ('16)

For Sarah’s senior year thesis at Gonzaga, she studied the topic of homelessness in America.

Portrait of Caleb Dawson

Caleb Dawson

Sociology Major ('17)

Dawson is pursuing his passion to help others and encourages other students to pursue their passions as well.

Portrait of Francisca Chau, Sociology Major, Alumni Gonzaga University

Francisca “Francis” Chau

Sociology Major ('15)

Gratitude is a quality that you’ll find a great deal of among Gonzaga students, especially those who rely on scholarships to make their education possible.

Portrait of Julie Morris, Gonzaga Sociology Department Alumni

Julie Morris

Sociology Major ('11)

Julie’s research focused on social determinants of health and medicalization, specifically, as it relates to stress, health behaviors, and mental health outcomes.

Portrait of Skye Miner, Gonzaga Alumni 2012

Skye Miner

Sociology Major ('12)

“The Gonzaga Sociology Department provided me with strong methodological and theoretical training that served to be an essential foundation for my graduate school work."

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