Ph.D., Drew University
M.A., M.Phil, Drew University
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
B.A., Florida International University
Albert Hernández served as academic vice president and dean of the faculty since 2009 and as a member of the Iliff faculty since 2001. He accepted the position of interim president in June 2012.
His teaching areas include the history of Christianity from Antiquity through the Medieval and Early Modern periods. His research interests include the history of Muslim and Christian relations beginning with the Crusades, the problem of religious diversity in medieval and early modern Spain, and the role of mystical movements in Christian history.
Hernández is the author of: Subversive Fire: The Untold Story of Pentecost, (Emeth Press, 2010). Hernández is a United Methodist layperson, and is a member of the American Academy of Religion, and the American Society of Church History. He has served on the advisory board of the Hispanic Theological Initiative, located at Princeton Theological Seminary. Hernández has addressed numerous local, regional, and national gatherings and religious organizations about the legacies of Medieval Spain for a post-9/11 world. His latest book project, The Quest for the Historical Satan (Fortress Press, 2011), co-authored with Miguel De La Torre, explores the history of Satan and the problem of evil in the history of Christianity.