Ryan C. Alaniz, Ph.D.
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"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
Mahatma Gandhi

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Ryan Alaniz is currently an assistant professor in sociology at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo and collaborates with various academic institutions including: United Nations University-Institute for Human and Enviroment Security, International Social Science Council, and the Fulbright program.

Ryan also volunteers with Engineers Without Borders, The Futbol Project, and Restorative Partners.

Academic Specializations
Post-disaster recovery, resettlement, and community development
Community social health
Non-governmental organizations
International development
Inequality and social change

"Go to the people.  Live with them.  Learn from them. 
Love them.  Start with what they know. 
Build with what they have. 
But with the best leaders, when the work is done,
the task accomplished, the people will say
'We have done this ourselves.'" 
--Lao Tzu

Contact
Department of Social Sciences
1 Grand Ave.
Cal Poly State University
Email: ralaniz@calpoly.edu

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