Kathy-Ann Hernandez

Kathy-Ann C. Hernandez, Ph.D.
President, Nexe Consulting

Areas of Expertise: Research /Program Design; Assessment and Evaluation; Creative/Technical Writing; Workshops/Speaking Engagement; Research/Dissertation Coaching; Lifestyle Coaching

Kathy-Ann C. Hernandez has more than twenty years of experience as an educator at various academic levels in the United States and the Caribbean. She is also a scholar/activist who has collaborated to conceptualize, secure funding, implement, manage and evaluate university-community partnership programs including the Community Technology Center, The Bill Cosby Academic Posse Program, and the Temple University After-school Program. In recognition of her work, she was awarded the Marlene Smigel Korn Humanitarian Award 2003-2004 for excellent contribution in teaching, scholarship and/or service from the College of Education at Temple University.

Dr. Hernandez is an Associate Professor for the Campolo College of Graduate and Professional Studies, and she serves as the Director of Research for the Loeb School of Education at Eastern University. She regularly consults with school districts, churches, schools, government offices, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally. She researches, writes and teaches on social science research methods, program evaluation, the Black Diaspora and the role of cultural ethnicity, gender, spirituality, and class in identity formation and successful outcomes. She is author of several book chapters and articles. Her work has appeared in The Journal of Research Practice, The Journal of Black Masculinity, Callaloo, Adventist Review, and PRISM.  She is co-author of Ready to Teach: A Practical Guide for a Successful First Year (CRHDE, 2004) and Collaborative Autoethnography (Left Coast Press, 2013), and the author of Black Masculinities and Spirituality (Information Age, 2014).

An advocate for intentional living, she writes and speaks on the importance of creating a personal life brand targeted at cultivating relationship with self, others and one’s God.  She blogs about this at valuewhatmatters.com