laurae [at] stedwards.edu
(512) 428-1315
Mailbox 971

Office
Holy Cross Hall 219

Office Hours
M 1:00pm-2:00pm
TH 11:00am-1pm

School
School of Education

Department
University Studies

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Dr. Hernandez-Ehrisman is a professor of University Studies. She is also the Course Coordinator for CULF 1320: The American Experience. She teaches courses in American history and culture, global issues and tourism.

Dr. Hernandez-Ehrisman coordinates The American Experience course, a general education course that explores diversity issues in American history. She also teaches other courses in the Cultural Foundations general education curriculum, including American Dilemmas, The History and Evolution of Global Processes, Contemporary World Issues: Tourism, and Capstone. In the Spring of 2015, she led the Cultural Foundations Workshops on Global Tourism. Her research interests are in place and public memory in American history, focusing specifically on South Texas. In 2008, she published her first book, Inventing the Fiesta City, focusing on the cultural history of San Antonio, Texas.

Education

Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, 2003

M.A. in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, 1999

B.A. in English at Brown University, Providence Rhode Island, 1994