Rutgers GSE CMSI

Frank Fernandez

Frank Fernandez researches educational policy and equity issues. One of his current projects is a multi-state, qualitative study of how administrators at HBCUs and HSIs experience the institutional accreditation process. Frank co-edited Affirmative Action and Racial Equity: Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead (Routledge, 2015) and The Century of Science: The Global Triumph of the Research University (Emerald, 2017). The Century of Science received the 2017 award for significant research in international higher education by the Association for the Study of Higher Education's Council on International Higher Education. The American Association of Publishers selected The Century of Science for a 2018 Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) award in the Education Theory category. Frank’s dissertation, Doctoral Education of Latinas and Latinos in the United States, received the first-place award in the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Competition, sponsored by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education.