Norma G. Hernández (educator, educational psychology, writer, activist), (B.A. University of Texas at El Paso, M.S., Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin) was one of the first Chicanas to recieve a professorship in the University of Texas system, probably in Texas! She was a long-time supporter of Chicano Studies at UTEP and for civil and student rights. She wrote and edited several books:
Factors Affecting the Achievement of Mexican-Americans;
Latino empowerment: Progress, Problems, and Prospects;
Latinos and Political Coalitions: Political Empowerment for the 1990’s;
Variables Affecting Achievement of Middle School Mexican-American Students.
She was involved with the Teacher Corp in the early 1970s and part of the Chicano Faculty Association. I remember her giving a passionate speech at the MEChA Alumni reunion in 1997 or 98, I forget witch year.
Former chair of the Educational Psychology Department of the College of Education at the University of Texas at El Paso (retired).