Georgianna Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Student Affairs Administration/Higher Education
- Social class identity and college experiences of low-income students
- Impact of out-of-class college experiences on developmental outcomes (e.g., social responsibility, critical thinking, intercultural competence, moral reasoning)
- Impact of fraternity/sorority membership on college outcomes
- College student social responsibility and social/political activism
Student Development Theory & Research (HE 743)
Cultural Diversity in Student Affairs (HE 619)
Practicum in Student Affairs (HE 654)
American College Student (HE 615)
Helping & Counseling Skills in Student Affairs (HE 612)
Organization & Administration of Higher Education (HE 814)
Current Issues in Higher Education (HE 816)
Multiculturalism & Social Justice in Higher Education (HE 792)
Martin, G. L., Pascarella, E. T., Parker, E., & Blechschmidt, S. (in press). Do fraternities and sororities inhibit intercultural competence? Findings from a four-year longitudinal study. Journal of College Student Development [Expected Summer 2015].
Broadhurst, C. J., & Martin, G. L. (in press). Part of the “Establishment”?: Understanding campus climates for student activists. Journal of College and Character [Expected Winter 2014]
Pascarella, E. T., Martin, G. L., Hanson, J. M., Trolian, T. L., Gilleg, B., & Blaich, C. (in press). Effects of diversity experiences on critical thinking skills over four years of college. Journal of College Student Development [Expected Winter 2014].
Martin, G. L., & Blechschmidt, S. (in press). The Impact of Being a Resident Assistant on Intercultural Effectiveness and Socially Responsible Leadership Development During College. Journal of College and University Housing [Expected Spring 2014].
Martin, G. L. (2013). The impact of interaction with student affairs professionals on socially responsible leadership development in the first year of college. Journal of College and Character, 14(4), 289-299.
Martin, G. L., Hevel, M. S., & Pascarella, E. T. (2012). Do fraternities and sororities enhance socially responsible leadership? Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 49, 267-284.
Pascarella, E. T., Salisbury, M. H., Martin, G. L., & Blaich, C. (2012). Some complexities in the effects of diversity experiences on orientation toward social/political activism and political views in the first year of college. The Journal of Higher Education,84, 467-496.
Martin, G. L., Hevel, M. S., Asel, A. M., & Pascarella, E. T. (2011). New evidence on the effects of fraternity and sorority affiliation during the first year of college. Journal of College Student Development, 52(5), 543-559. doi: 10.1353/csd.2011.0062
Martin, G. L., & Seifert, T. A. (2011). The relationship between students’ interactions with student affairs professionals and cognitive outcomes in the first year of college. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 48 (4), 1-22. doi:10.2202/1949-6605.6198
Martin, G. L. (2011, May 6). Ethics 101 for new members. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/05/05/frat-guys-gone-wild-whats-the-solution/teach-ethics-101-to-new-fraternity-members.
Pascarella, E.T., Blaich, C., Martin, G. L., & Hanson, J. M. (2011). How robust are the findings of Academically Adrift? Evidence from the Wabash National Study. Change. 43(3), 20-22.
Selected Honors & Awards
Burns B. Crookston Award for Doctoral Research, ACPA: College Student Educators International, April 2012
Albert Hood Promising Scholar Award, University of Iowa, Spring 2011 ($1,000 research award)
Senior Obermann Graduate Fellow, Obermann Graduate Institute on Public Engagement in the Academy, University of Iowa, Summer 2010-January 2011 ($1,000 award stipend)
Annuit Coeptis Emerging Professional, ACPA: College Student Educators International, March 2010
Obermann Graduate Fellowship, Obermann Graduate Institute on Public Engagement in the Academy, University of Iowa, November 2009 ($500 award stipend)
Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Article of the Year Award for Perspectives: A Publication for Members of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, 2009
Selected Professional Service
Editor, Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, August 2013 - Present
Editorial Board Member, Journal of College Student Development, March 2013-Present
Directorate Board Member, Commission for Assessment and Evaluation, ACPA: College Student Educators International, March 2008-Present
Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
ACPA: College Student Educators International
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA)