Christine Pease-Hernandez is an assistant professor of communication at Slippery Rock University. She teaches and engages in scholarship in the areas of intercultural communication, communication concepts/theory, public speaking, career development/job search methods in communication, and critical pedagogy. Dr. Pease-Hernandez is a member of the Ohio Communication Association, the Eastern Communication Association and the National Communication Association
Dr. Pease-Hernandez's extensive university service has included, Co-Chair of the President's Commission on Race and Ethnic Diversity, Co-Chair of the Hispanic/Latino Cultures Series Planning Committee, Presidential Search Committee, CBISS Dean's Search Committee, Respect Campaign, and the Jump Start Advisory Board. She was also elected to serve APSCUF as an Alternate Delegate. In the Communication Department she has served on the Faculty Evaluation Committee, on the Curriculum Committee and on the Public Speaking Search Committee. She advises between 35-40 advisees each academic year. As part of the Junior and Senior Seminar courses, Dr. Pease-Hernandez works closely with members of the Communication Department Advisory Board and recruits Communication Department Alumni with the intent of offering seniors exposure to contemporary career development practices.
International service activities include accompanying students on three community engagement/service learning trips (2 to Bolivia, and 1 to Puerto Rico) and accompanying students affiliated with the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement on a leadership trip to Peru.
Dr. Pease-Hernandez serves as the faculty advisor to SRSGA (Slippery Rock Student Government Association) and to SOL (Student Organization for Latinos/Hispanics and Allies. As an extra-curricular activity, Dr. Pease-Hernandez has taught Indoor Cycling classes for the President's Commission on Wellness and teaches RockSpin at the Aebersold Recreation Center.