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Sociology Professor Working as a Posse Mentor

Alexander HernandezDr. Alexander Hernandez started working as a Posse mentor in the Fall 2020. The Posse Foundation is a non-profit organization that identifies, recruits, and trains student leaders to pursue their academics and to help promote cross-cultural communication on campus. The Posse Foundation was one of ten bodies to which President Barack Obama donated a portion of his $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize award money in 2010. Dr. Hernandez is working with a specially selected group of ten students for the next four years. He will be mentoring them in academics and professional development during that time. The group is made up of ten students from Houston, TX. They are racially and ethnically diverse. Moreover, the majority of the group is made up of first-generation students. For more information, check out their website: