Christine Hernandez has worked as the Women and Gender Studies Center program coordinator at George Mason University since August 2010. Prior to coming to Mason, Christine worked at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of Pennsylvania. During her time at both of these institutions, Christine worked with federally funded access programs aimed at promoting the success of first-generation and low-income students. She will be leaving George Mason University in early June to begin a new position as Manager of College/University Relations at the American Association of University Women.
Christine received a graduate certificate in non-profit management from George Mason University this spring. She earned her M.S.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010 and her B.A. in English from Cal State Fullerton in 2009. This spring, Christine was named Outstanding New Professional by Region III of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Christine also received the Outstanding New Emerging Professional Award from the American College Personnel Association’s Standing Committee for Women and the Outstanding New Professional Award from the American College Personnel Association's Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs. In her free time, Christine is involved with her professional associations and serves on her graduate school’s alumni advisory board. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. with her partner- who also happens to be a CSUF alumnus.