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No PhotoAssociate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Vacant 

Xavier HernandezXavier Hernandez, PhD
Xavier Hernandez is the Diversity and Inclusion Program Officer for the College of Health Sciences. In addition to being an alumnus of UCI (BA Criminology, Law, & Society), he also holds an MA in Asian American Studies from San Francisco State University and a PhD in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Prior to re-joining the ranks of UCI, he served as the Director of the Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center at Purdue University. He also has experience as an instructor at the University of Illinois and Purdue, respectively. His academic publications include articles in Race, Ethnicity, & Education, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, and the co-authored monograph Asian Americans in Higher Education: Charting New Realities.