Richard Hernandez

Hometown: Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Degrees: BA - Criminal Justice, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
MS - Criminology, University of Texas at Dallas
Current Academic Pursuit: PhD - Criminology
Expected Graduation Date: May 2019

UT Dallas Achievements & Activities

  • Research Assistant for Dr. Nadine M. Connell
  • Community Service Coordinator for the Criminology Graduate Student Association

My EPPS Success

Can be directly attributed to the outstanding faculty and instructors. The instructors are some of the best in the world. More importantly, the instructors are patient, diligent, and want you to succeed.

Plans for the Future

To go into academia and make scholarly contributions to the field of criminology.

Advice to Prospective EPPS Students

Work hard, ask questions, and take every class as a challenge to make yourself better. At this point in your schooling this has become your academic career. Use every bit of information to add tools to your kit.

Research Interests

Police, Juvenile Delinquency, and life-course theory.

Other Interests

Reading, American football, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, running, and helping others.