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Name
Melissa Ann Martinez
Organization
Email
mm224@txstate.edu
Phone
(512) 245-4587
Biographical Information

Melissa A. Martinez, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Educational and Community Leadership Program at Texas State University. She is a native of South Texas and a former bilingual elementary school teacher and counselor. Her research focuses on equity and access issues along the P-16 education pipleine, particulalry in relation to: improving college readiness, access, and fostering a college going culture for underserved communities, the preparation of equity oriented school leaders, and the preparation and retention of faculty of color.