HamlineHamline Graduate School HOME
Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching

Frank Hernandez

Assistant Professor and Director

Background

During his 15 years in public education, Dr. Hernandez has served as a classroom teacher, an assistant principal, a principal, and a district coordinator of multicultural programming throughout several Midwestern urban school districts. His research interests include the intersection of identity and school leadership and teaching, equity and social justice, the principalship, and Latinos and schools. Dr. Hernandez holds a BS from Barclay College, an M.Ed. from St.Mary’s of Minnesota, and a Ph.D.in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Publications

  • McKenzie, B., Christman, D., Hernandez, F., Suttmiller, E., Capper, C., Dantley, M., Gonzales, M. L., McCabe, N. C., & Scheurich, J. (2008). From the Field: A proposal for educating leaders for social justice. Educational Administrative Quarterly.
  • Hernandez, F. (2007). Health care assistance: The intersection of health problems and learning in high poverty schools. Iowa Educational Leadership Journal.
  • Hernandez, F. (2006). The Latina/o pathway to the Ph.D.: Abriendo caminos. [Book Review]. Journal of College Student Development
  • Hernandez, F. (2006, October 10). Protect students from taunts over sexual orientation. Opinion editorial. The Des Moines Register.

Recent Publications

  • Mónica Byrne-Jiménez, Hofstra University, Frank Hernandez, Hamline University, Sylvia Mendez-Morse, Texas Tech University. A Methodological Look at the National Research Study on Latino/a Principals: Survey Development and Design. Presented at the University Council for Educational Administration (Washington D.C. 2007).
  • Autumn K Tooms, Kent State University, Ira Bogotch, Florida Atlantic University, Catherine A Lugg, Rutgers University, Frank Hernandez, Hamline University. The Right Fit for the Principalship: Identity and the Constraints of School Leadership. Presented at the University Council for Educational Administration (Washington D.C. 2007).
  • Joanne M. Marchall and Frank Hernandez, Hamline University. Aspiring Administrators Refect on Identity, Race, Social Class, and Social Justice. Presented at the University Council for Educational Administration (Washington D.C. 2007).
  • Frank Hernandez, Hamline University, Mónica Byrne-Jiménez, Hofstra University, Mendez-Morse, Texas Tech University. The State of Latino School Leadership: A Statistical Survey. Presented at the University Council for Educational Administration (Washington D.C. 2007).
  • Colleen A. Capper, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Frank Hernandez, Hamline University, Dana Christman and Malu Gonzalez, University of New Mexico, Michael Dantley adn Nelda McCabe, Miami University, Jim Scheurich, Texas A&M University. Preparing Leaders for Social Justice: Lessons from Exemplary Programs Across Disciplines. Presented at the University Council for Educational Administration (Washington D.C. 2007).