Noemi Alexander

Noemi Hernandez Alexander, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Administration/ Department Chair, History & Government

Office Phone: (951) 343-3961
Email: nalexander@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Office Location: 10370 Hemet St., Suite 100; Riverside, CA 92503
Office Hours: By Appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ph.D. Political Science Claremont Graduate University 2020
M.P.A. Public Administration & Policy California State University at Long Beach 2001
B.A. Social Work Policy California State University at Long Beach 1998

Classes Taught

  • POL 213 American Government
  • POL 223 American State and Local Government
  • POL 465 Policy Process and Anlysis
  • POL 493 Principles of Public Administration
  • POL 451 Executive Leadership & Management in the Public Sector
  • POL 443 Diplomatic History of the U.S.
  • HIS 311 Minorities in America
  • HIS 315 History of Latin America

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Latino Politics

Latino Evangelicals: Identity and Political Preferences

Race, Ethnicity and Politics

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Latino Evangelicals: How thier Multiple Identity Influences their Political Preferences

Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882: The California Connection

Transformational Leadership of Political Figures

Church Membership / Activities

  • Noemi and her husband have been in ministry together since they were married in 2004. They serve at Sandals church with their two children.
  • Noemi has a heart for college aged women and espouses the importance in being a mentor and seeking out mentors.
  • She has taught women on Leadership and Mentorship from Paul’s letters to Timothy.
  • Facilitated an educational symposium - The Realities of Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking

Community Service / Involvement

  • Racial Equtiy Taskforce of California Baptist University
  • Anti-Racists Riveriside Citizen Coalition 
  • Has worked on political campaigns
  • Appointed by Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi as the Consumer Advocate to the California Assigned Risk Plan and Low Cost Auto program.
  • Served as Polling Inspector of Elections in Riverside County

Practical Work Experience:

  • Former Executive Director of MMC -  a faith based non-profit organization that provided food and care supplies to families living in the city dumps of Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Previously a paralegal in Insurance litigation.

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

In my free time, I love laughing with my husband and kids.