MAS Alumni - Alonzo Campos

 Alonzo Campos

Alonzo Campos

Undergraduate Education: Chicana/o Studies, UCLA

MAS Emphasis: Education

Thesis/Project/Research Interest in MAS: (Project) The Suburban Latina/o Student: Exploring Teacher Expectations at a Middle School in Davis, California.

Additional Schooling [completed or in progress]: Claremont Graduate University, Ph.D. in Education (expected 2017)

Awards Received (at SJSU or after): Claremont Graduate University: Mara W. Breech Foundation Fellowship, 2014-2015; Marilyn Monroe Balasco Memorial Fellowship, 2012-2013; Ford Fellowship Pre-doctoral Scholar Program, Alternate & Honorable Mention 2014; American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Graduate Student Fellow, 2014; San José State University: Patron Scholarship, 2011-2012; SJSU Graduate Equity Fellowship, 2010-2011

Current Projects/Research Interest:  Currently I'm in my 4th year at CGU. Trying to balance life of Ph.D. student after finishing coursework prepping for what is next . What inspires me to continue is research on college access, how high school students navigate their academic experiences, which can allow their college enrollment.

What I am doing now: I'm a full time student, but currently for the FALL 2015 semester I am a Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) at Cal State Fullerton for a research project conducting needs assessment for a migrant education program in Orange and San Diego Counties.