Dr. Hernandez is a Postdocoral Researcher in the Amsterdam School of Communication Research and a Lecturer in the Communication Science Department. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Urban Mental Health. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication Science from Universita della Svizzera Italiana (USI). His work centers around issues of race and representation. He has published in Latino Studies, Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, Journal of International Students, Globalisation, Societies, and Education, among others.
13.06.2023 FRIS Research Grant
09.06.2023 Digicom Lab Seed Grant
31.10.2022 Fair, Inclusive and Resilient Societies Grant. Project title: Exploring Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom
08.09.2022 International Studies Association Conference Research Workshop Award (as panel participant)
08.30.2021 2021 Equal Opportunities Award awarded by Università della Svizzera Italiana for the paper ”Racial Unspeakability: Affect and Embodiment in Swiss International Education"
06.01.2020 – 01.09.2021 Doc.Mobility Grant awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Project Title: Mobile Bodies of Color: Racial, Ethnic, and National Exclusion/Inclusion in International Higher Education. The University of British Columbia, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sharon Stein
BA – Qualitative Methods
BA – Persuasive Communication
BA – Communication Ethics
BA – Content Analysis
MA – Research Methods Tailored to the Thesis: Qualitative Methods