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Saúl Hernández  

Saúl Hernández is the Diplomat in Residence for the Southern Region (AL, GA, TN), recruiting the most diverse talent for career and student program opportunities with the Department of State.   

Saúl has over eighteen years of experience at the U.S. Department of State.  His previous overseas assignments include Bogotá, Colombia; Prague, Czech Republic; Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia; and Lima, Peru.  He has also served in three assignments in Washington, DC. 

Saúl participated in the Ernest Everett Just Summer Science program at Morehouse as a high school student.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Before becoming a Foreign Service Officer, Saúl worked as an information technology consultant in the Atlanta, Georgia area, and in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Above: QR code to schedule an appointment with Mr. Hernández

Hernandez, Saul

About the Program

With the diplomat-in-residence program, the International Affairs Center provides the College with a direct link to the U.S. State Department as well as other government agencies with an international focus. The diplomat-in-residence also serves as a resource to faculty and students, makes classroom presentations, serves as speaker at international events, and counsels students who plan to take the Foreign Service Examination. The diplomat is also available to talk with students interested in careers with the U.S. Department of State.


Former Diplomats-in-Residence at Spelman

  • Vallera Gibson
  • Isiah Parnell
  • Mark Powell
  • Hugh F. Williams Jr.
  • Terrence K. Williamson
  • Paul Edward Row
  • Sylvia G. Stanfield

Contact Us

International Studies
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center

Additional Contact Info

College Bulletin