Team Bios: Eva Fernández
Associate Provost at QC
Dr. Eva Fernández is Associate Provost for Innovation and Student Success at Queens College. She leads initiatives that enhance student success through teaching excellence, evidence-based learning supports, experiential education, and data-driven decision making. Her portfolio includes the Academic Support Center; the Center for Career Engagement and Internships; the Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding; the CUNY Service Corps at Queens College; the Freshman-Year Experience Program; and Honors and Scholarships. Dr. Fernández is Project Director of STEM Bridges Across Eastern Queens, and is also the Primary Investigator of An Interdisciplinary Design Program: Incorporating Design Thinking to Enhance Undergraduate STEM Education, a five-year collaboration with the New York Hall of Science, designed to improve undergraduate student interest in science and retention in STEM through courses enriched with project-based learning activities that introduce students to making and design thinking. Dr. Fernández received a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and German from New York University (1991), and a Master of Arts (1995) and a Ph.D. (2000) in Linguistics from the CUNY Graduate Center. She joined the Department of Linguistics & Communication Disorders at Queens College in 2000, and has faculty appointments at the CUNY Graduate Center in the PhD Programs in Linguistics; Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures; and Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences.
Contact her at: Eva.Fernandez@qc.cuny.edu