Dr. Andreas Hernandez is Chair of the Department of International Studies at Marymount Manhattan College. His current research and practice is with social movements in Brazil and Senegal that are creating new possibilities for young people to stay on the land – and not be forced to emigrate to Europe or North America. Dr. Hernandez uses film as a development practice, and his most recent work, Soil, Struggle and Justice, won festival awards and has been used widely by organizations such as the UNDP and the FAO. Dr. Hernandez has a background in music and social work and holds a Doctorate in Development Sociology from Cornell University. Read more.
United Nations Program Director