B.A. Women’s Studies with a minor in Sociology, 2017
- Honors Thesis: “Family, God, and Womanhood: Latina Higher Education Decision-Making.”
Pursuing Ph.D. in Sociology at Baylor University
- Dissertation: “Feminism, Feminists, and Faith: Intersectional Identities.”
- Uecker, Jeremy, Rebecca Bonhag, Jason Burtt, Hannah Evans, and Amanda Hernandez. “Religion and Attitudes toward Childlessness in the United States.” Forthcoming in Journal of Family Issues.
- Hernandez, Amanda. 2021. “Intersections of Feminist Identification and Hostile Sexism,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 60(1): 27-45.
- Hernandez, Amanda. 2020. “Developing a Mestiza Consciousness Theoretical Framework,” Sociological Spectrum 40 (5): 303-313.
B.A. History, UTSA 2018
M.A. History, UTSA 2021
Pursuing Ph.D. in History at Princeton University
- “Anonymous in San Anto: Chicano Identity and Alcoholism/Addiction Recovery in the Alamo City”
- “La Cultura Cura: Cultural Nationalism and Addiction Recovery in the Alamo City, 1969-1980”
B.A. Art History and Criticism, UTSA 2018
Pursuing M.A. Art History and Criticism, UTSA
- “Yvonne Koolmatrie: Practicing Culture”
- Argues that Yvonne Koolmatrie and other Aboriginal artists specializing in traditional forms of weaving are forging a new future for their art form that is owned and interpreted by the female voice, and that by re-framing how we look at these and other artworks by female artists, we can more fully appreciate their contribution to the history of art and to society as a whole.
B.S. Public Health, UTSA 2018
M.P.H. Environmental Health, UTHealth School of Public Health, 2020
Accepted to the University of Houston College of Medicine for 2022 entry.
- 2019 American Public Health Association Conference, Philadelphia
Arlette Cruz Pérez
Pursuing Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of California-Irvine
M.S.W., Texas A&M Kingsville, 2021.
Pursuing Ph.D. in English, Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh
- Panelist: “Shattering the Statistics: A Collective Effort Towards Ending Sexual Violence.” University of Pittsburgh Sexual Violence and Prevention Education Office, 2020.
- Panelist: “Centering LGBTQ+ Survivors’ Narratives: A Conversation with Lexie Bean” Carlos University Social Justice Institutes Office, 2020.
- Workshop Presenter: “Black Feminine Rage & #ChangeRapeCulture” TAASA Annual Conference: Lift Every Voice, Houston, 2020.
- Co-founder of changerapeculture.org
Congratulations to All Mellon Humanities Pathways Programs Alumni Starting Graduate Programs!
2018-2019 Mellon Fellow
2019-2020 Mellon Fellow
2019-2020 Mellon Fellow
Mellon Humanities Pathways Program Alumnus Headed to Princeton
2016-2017 Mellon Fellow
2019-2020 Mexico Center Graduate Research Assistant