Fernández is an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Arizona. He teaches courses and conducts research on various topics pertaining to culture, Mexican immigration, ethnic diversity and higher education. Fernández has also held multiple administration roles, including acting as a Vice President forUndergraduate Academic Affairs for 15 years and as a Vice President forAcademic Outreach and International Affairs. Fernández has published approximately 50 articles and book chapters and has composed 50 corridos (ballads); several of which have been recorded and performed in the U.S. and Mexico.
Emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Arizona