Melissa Hernandez-katz

Associate Professor of Instruction - Arts & Humanities
mhkatz@utdallas.edu
972-883-6672
JO3544
Tags: Communication Leadership Culture Higher education

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Higher Education
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
M.A. - Communication
St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
B.A. - Business Administration
Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, TX

Awards

Presidents Teaching Excellence Award Nominee - University of Texas at Dallas [2019]
Inclusive Teaching Diversity Award - Office of Diversity & Community Engagement [2017]
Outstanding Staff Award - Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science [2010]

Activities

Undergraduate Success Scholar Mentor
Mentor underrepresented minority students enrolled at UTD 
Faculty Mentor First Generation Students
Mentor first generation students enrolled at UTD.  Being a first generation student myself this is a group very near and dear to my heart.