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Mario Antonio Martinez has earned the Artium Baccalaureus from Vassar College, the Master of Arts in Teaching from Bennington College, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas Tech University, where he was a Helen DeVitt Jones Fellowship recipient.  His dissertation advisor was Trenia Walker, with Doug Simpson and Mary Fehr completing his comittee. 
In addition to his formal qualifications, he received specialized training in research from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso (TTUHSCEP).  While at the TTUHSCEP he worked collaboratively under a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant, and a Texas Workforce grant.  He has taught in public elementary schools in the United States for six years.  Dr. Martinez has worked at Houston Community College, the Harris County Department of Education, The Tecnologico de Monterrey, and the University of New Mexico.  He currently works for the University of Houston as an institutional research analyst.  He has written as author/co-author in the fields of elementary education, mental health education, and safety science education. His current research interests center around technology in education, research methods, and the promise of statistical computing in educational research.


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