Alicia Hernandez-Strong

Guest Speaker

Yale University

Alicia Hernandez-Strong is currently a second-year Master’s student in European and Russian Studies at Yale University. Her research is anthropological in nature and focuses on modern discourses around race, nationalism and ethnic minorities in Kosovo. She is broadly interested in racial & religious social cleavages in former Yugoslav countries. Before joining Yale University, Strong became the youngest person nationally to be given the title of Executive Director of the Connecticut chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), where she worked to educate the general public about Islam.