RESUME OF DR. ANDREW S. HERNANDEZ III
605 S. Zinc Street
Deming, NM 88030
(575) 546-6556 x 107 (office)
(575) 543-5723 (cell)
Western New Mexico University, Deming Campus
2300 E. Pine Street
Deming, NM 88031
March 2002 to present (Campus Director, 3/2002; Promoted to Associate Dean of the Extended University, 5/2004; Promoted to Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies, 5/2010)
Responsible for directing and managing a staff of seven, six full-time faculty, an adjunct instructor population of 36 and a student population of 437.
Responsible for organizing degree-track, credit- and non-credit programs.
Responsible for the implementation of six Associate’s degrees—Instructional Assistant, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, Nursing, and Academic Studies.
Responsible for the implementation of three Master’s degrees—Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching, Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Education.
Responsible for Community Relations, including all Public Relations and Press Releases.
Management of a $650,000 budget for annual operations.
COURSES OFFERED (2006 to present)
Inter-American Relations; Twentieth Century Revolutions; Drug Wars; Revolution and Civil War in Latin America; Colonialism; Slavery; Central America; Religion in Latin America; Modern Latin America; Colonial Latin America; The Mexican Revolution; Christianity and the Roman Empire; World Civilization I and II
M.B.A., Western New Mexico University (May 2009)
Ph.D. in History, University of New Mexico (2003); Doctoral Dissertation: “The Indian Slave Trade in New Mexico: Escalating Conflicts and the Limits of State Power” (Currently undergoing second draft revision for publication by the University of New Mexico Press.)
M.A. in History, New Mexico State University (1996); M.A. Thesis: “On the Defensive: Foreign Military Assistance to the Sandinistas in Nicaragua, 1979-1993”
B.A. in History, Texas Christian University (1993)
AWARDS AND HONORS
Member, Board of Education, Deming Public Schools (August 2006 to present)
President, Rotary Club of Deming (July 2008 to June 2009)
Class Member, Leadership New Mexico Class of 2009
Board Member, New Mexico Historical Society (May 2007 to present)
Board Member, New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities (August 2004-May 2007)
Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship (2000-2003)
Student Research Assistance Council (1998, 2000, 2001)
Graduate School Research Award (1995)
Jensen Award for Graduate Research (1994)
Ron McNair Fellow (1993)
“Which Way Did They Go, and Why Should We Care? Embellishment, Historical Memory, and the Old Spanish Trail” to be submitted for presentation for the Annual Conference of the New Mexico Historical Society, April 2011.
“A Distinction without a Difference: Captives, Criados and Slaves in las Provincias Internas” for the Luna County Historical Society, January 2007.
“Revisiting the Historiography of the Mormon Slave Trade in Utah” for the Annual Conference of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, August 4, 2002.
“Conflicts over State Control in Colonial Chile and New Mexico” for the Annual Conference of the American Historical Association, Vancouver, Canada, August 11, 2001.
“The Indian Slave Trade in New Mexico” for the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, March 17, 2001.
“The Indian Slave Trade, State Control, and the Formulation of a New Mexican Identity, 1694-1821,” for the April 2000 Conference of the New Mexico Historical Society.
“The Paiute Slave Trade along the Old Spanish Trail, 1800-1850” for the Annual Conference of the New Mexico Historical Society, (April 8-10, 1999).
“James B. 'Wild Bill' Hickok” in Kathleen P. Chamberlain, ed., Wild Westerners: A Bibliography. Albuquerque: Center for the American West, 1998.
“The Las Trampas Land Grant” for Coloquio IV, Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. Las Truchas, New Mexico, (July 7-10, 1998).
“The Environmental Legislation of Senator Dennis Chávez” for the Annual Conference of the New Mexico Historical Society, (April 10-11, 1998).
“The Specter of Bonapartist Subversion in New Mexico and the Internal Provinces, 1808-1820,” for the Annual Conference of the New Mexico Historical Society, Deming, New Mexico (April 14-16, 1997).
“Napoleonic Intrigues in New Spain and the Internal Provinces, 1808-1820,” for the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies, San Diego, California (February 12-14, 1997).
“The Ramifications of the North American Free Trade Agreement for Labor in the United States and Mexico.” Presented at Texas Christian University and La Universidad de las Américas in Puebla Mexico (October 1992).