Laura Hernández-Ehrisman

Aug 24, 2022

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Human Dimensions of Organizations 

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Hernández-Ehrisman teaches HDO core courses as well as an HDO topics course. In the last twenty years, she has taught a wide range of courses that integrate history, sociology, literature, and ethnic studies. Her training is in American Studies, and her research focus is the history and culture of South Texas. Her book Inventing the Fiesta City: Heritage and Carnival in San Antonio, explored issues of gender, race, and public memory in the city’s biggest annual festival. She has also curated historical exhibits for the Museo del Westside in San Antonio and the University of Texas at Austin.