CAMPOS Faculty Scholar (2016-2017) and Assistant Professor of Land, Air and Water Resources
Dr. Rebecca R. Hernandez is Assistant Professor in the Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources. Dr. Hernandez earned her Ph.D. in Earth System Science from Stanford University, a M.S. in Biological Science from CSUF, and earned a degree in Geography from UCLA. Her research foci includes the study of ecology, energy, and global environmental change particularly in water-limited ecosystems and human environments. Her research has been published in Nature Climate Change, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Environmental Science & Technology, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews and covered in the media by The Washington Post, Huffington Post, National Geographic, and Scientific American. She is a proud graduate of the community college system and first in her family to graduate with a bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree.