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Albert Hernandez

Undergraduate Advisor

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Building & Room:

805 UH

Office Phone:

(312) 996-3366


Albert Hernandez is the LAS Departmental Advisor for students who pursue the major and minor in philosophy.  Albert works with students to plan how they can best use their time as an undergraduate student at UIC while pursuing philosophy, as well as planning for courses, discussing career and internship opportunities, and providing students with referrals to resources on campus. Students can make an appointment with Albert through the student self-service portal and by accessing iAdvise. iAdvise may be accessed directly here. If you are not a student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences but wish to discuss the possibility of pursuing a double degree, a minor, or an intercollege transfer to LAS, please feel free to contact Albert by email.

Albert joined UIC in 2013 as LAS Departmental Advisor for Economics, History, and Philosophy. In addition to advising students, they have taught first-year seminars as part of the Global Learning Community, which was an LAS certificate level program for first year students that introduced students to global issues and conversations on diversity. They have 10 years of experience working in higher education in both advising and instructional capacities. Albert was born in Matanzas, Cuba and was raised in South Florida. They earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, and then went on to earn a Master of Arts in History from the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs at Florida International University in Miami. Their research was in state formation in Chile and Argentina and the intersection between the military and civil society in those countries. During their free time, Albert enjoys watching historical documentaries, online gaming, astronomy, and cooking. Students may call them Mx. Hernández or Albert. Albert's pronouns are they/them and they also use he/him interchangeably.