Gabriel R. Serna
Gabriel R. Serna is an assistant professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education with over 15 years of experience in higher education including as director of programming at New Mexico State University, assistant director of admissions at the University of Kentucky, and most recently, on the faculty of Virginia Tech where he also served as program director.
Dr. Serna’s research interests include higher education economics, finance, policy, undocumented student populations, college and university fiscal administration and strategic enrollment management. He has taught multiple courses in higher education policy, finance, foundations, law, institutional research and assessment and evaluation. Some of his published work can be seen in the Journal of Education Finance, Studies in Higher Education, Education Policy Analysis Archives, and the Journal of Student Financial Aid.
Dr. Serna is a first-generation, Hispanic college student from Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Center Faculty and Students Head to the Association for the Study of Higher Education
Faculty and students presenting at the 2018 conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Serna Co-Authors Higher Education, Fiscal Administration, and Budgeting: An Applied Approach
Dr. Gabriel R. Serna, Assistant Professor, co-authored a book, which offers current and future higher education and student affairs leaders a practical approach to budgeting and fiscal administration in higher education.
A Conceptual Model of College Going and Choice: An Identity Economics Approach
Taking guidance from the expansive literature on college choice and going, Dr. Serna proposes a new conceptual model of college going and choice.
“Speaking Truth and Acting with Integrity: Navigating a Campus Racial Crisis”: Report Release and Discussion
Join HALE faculty to view the livestream of the release of the report “Speaking Truth and Acting with Integrity: Navigating a Campus Racial Crisis” which examines how the University of Missouri responded to the 2015 racial crisis on its campus.