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Lynch School of Education

Ana M. Martínez Alemán

professor (higher education) and department chair
educational leadership and higher education department


Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.A., B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton

Philosophy and theory of higher education; teaching and learning, particularly the impact of race, culture, and gender on college teaching and learning; feminist theory and pedagogy.



Published Books

Rowan-Kenyon, H.T., & Martínez Alemán, A.M. with Gin, K. Blakeley, B., Gismondi, A., Lewis, J., McCready, A., & Zepp, D., Knight, S. (2016).  Social Media in higher education. ASHE Higher Education Report: Volume 42, Number 5.  San Francisco: John Wiley.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. & Bensimon, E. M., & Pusser, B. (Eds.), (2015) Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education. Baltimore, MA: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2011).  Accountability, Pragmatic Aims, and the American University. NY: Routledge/ Francis Taylor Group.

Martínez Alemán, A. M & Wartman, K. L. (2009). Online social networking on campus: Understanding what matters in student culture.  NY: Routledge/ Francis Taylor Group.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. & Renn, K. (2002). Women in higher education: An encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Press.

Other Scholarly Publications

Gin, K. J.*, Martínez Alemán, A. M., Knight, S*., Radimer, S.*, Lewis*, J., & Rowan-Kenyon, H. (2016). Democratic education online: Combating racialized aggressions on social media. Change: The Magazine of Higher Education, 48(3), 28-34. 

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2015). Faculty development for educational equity. Diversity & Democracy, 19(1), 21-22 .

Martínez Alemán, A. M (2014, January/February). Social media go to college. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning DOI: 10.1080/00091383.2014.867203.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2013). 21st Century Scholar: A Progressive Look at Education. Invited posts, June 17-21, 2013.

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Published Peer Reviewed Articles
Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2014, August). Managerialism as the ‘New’ Discursive Masculinity in the American University: The Shape of Academic Life for Women Faculty. Feminist Formations 26 (2), 107-134.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (September/October 2010). College women’s friendships: The longitudinal view. The Journal of Higher Education 81(5), 553-582.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2007). The nature of the gift: Accountability and the professor-student relationship. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 39 (6), 574-591.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (October 2006). The challenge of Latino demographics to educational accountability: A pragmatist’s view.  Educational Researcher, 35 (7), 25-31.

Published Refereed Chapters
Martínez Alemán, A. M (2015). Critical discourse analysis in higher education policy research. In A. M. Martínez Alemán, Pusser, B., & E. M. Bensimon (Eds.), Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2011). How can social networking enhance and impede student learning? In P. M. Magolda & M. Baxter Magolda, Contested issues within student affairs. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Martínez Alemán, A. M & Wartman, K. L. (November, 2010). Using technology in student affairs practice. In J. H. Schuh, S.R. Jones, & S. R. Harper (Ed.). Student services: A handbook for the profession, 5th edition. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, pp.515-533.

Martínez Alemán, A. M (2008). Faculty productivity and the gender question.  In J. Glazer-Raymo (ed.), Women in academe: The unfinished agenda, 196-225. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. & Marine S. (2007). Education and gender. In Malti-Douglas, F. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of sex and gender. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

Martínez Alemán, A. M. (2003). Gender, race and millennial curiosity. In B. Ropers-Huilman (Ed.), Gendered futures in higher education: Critical perspectives for change. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 179-198.

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