Georgianna Martin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Student Affairs Administration/Higher Education

Research Interests

  • 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

 

Courses Taught

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)

 

 Selected Publications

 

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

 

 Professional Affiliations

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)

 

Social Class in Education Research Collective (SCERC)

 

Research on Social Justice in Education Initiative (RISE)

 

Dr. Martin's Curriculum Vita