Gina Hernandez is a Lecturer in Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (by courtesy) and Director of Community Engaged Learning for the Institute for Diversity in the Arts. Hernandez received an M.F.A. in Creative Producing in Theater, Film and Television from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. in liberal arts at Stanford University and was a participant in the Smithsonian Latino Center Museum Studies Program. At CCSRE, she teaches courses in Latino visual and performing arts and community-based and public art.