• Coordinator of Graduate Instruction
  • Co-Director, Summer¬†Research Experience for Undergraduates¬†Program
  • Instructional Associate Professor
Alexander A Hernandez


Professor Hernandez discusses the Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program in sociology that we host at Texas A&M. This program provides top undergraduates from around the country the opportunity to actively participate in the creation of knowledge. With the help of world-class faculty, students are provided all of the instruction and tools needed to examine the world around around them and contribute to the field.

Courses Taught at Texas A&M

  • SOCI 205: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 210: Sociology of Tech and Science
  • SOCI 314: Social Problems
  • SOCI 408: Death and Dying


Office Hours: Calendly Link

Leadership Position: Coordinator of Graduate Instruction

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Boston College

Research Interests

    • Science, Technology and Knowledge
    • Sociology of Work
    • Aging and the Life Course
    • Sociological Pedagogy

Selected Publications

    • Bingham, S. and Hernandez, A.A. 2009. “Laughing matters: The stand-up comedian as social observer, teacher, and conduit of the sociological imagination.” Teaching Sociology 37(4): 335-352