IEW Profile: Mario Hernández

International Education Week (IEW) celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are part of a joint initiative to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. This IEW profile is part of a series during International Education Week from November 14 to 18, 2022. 

Q: What is your name? 

Mario Orospe Hernández

Q: Where are you from?

Mexico City

Q: What is your program? 

Religious Studies

Q: What is your school or department? 

School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Q: Who is your faculty chair or mentor? 

Dr. Gaymon Bennett 

Q: As an international student can you indicate what type of funding you received from ASU’s Graduate College? 

Fulbright Foreign Student Fellowship

Q: How has this Graduate College funding impacted your studies, research and experience here at ASU?

Receiving the Fulbright scholarship has given me the life-changing opportunity to continue thriving as a scholar, in a discipline that is essential to uncovering, and defining what it means to be human.

Q: When are you expected to graduate?

August 2024