Award-winning UH Higher Ed Professor Rose Above Rescinded College Offer

Fernandez’s dissertation, “Doctoral Education of Latinas and Latinos in the United States,” won first place in the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Competition sponsored by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education and Educational Testing Service.

In addition, Fernandez and his co-editors received the 2017 Award for Significant Research from the Council for International Higher Education for their book, “The Century of Science: The Global Triumph of the Research University.” The co-recipients, who started the project, were Justin J.W. Powell of the University of Luxembourg and David P. Baker of Penn State University.