Professor; Associate Dean, Faculty & Academic Affairs
Ana M. Martinez Alemán is a professor in the Lynch School of Education and the associate dean of faculty and academics. Martínez Alemán researches topics at the forefront of higher education and campus culture. Her book Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture was the first to explore social media’s impact on campus. Her expertise also includes racialized aggression on campus and how students of color and first-generation students use technology.
In 2016, Martinez Alemán was named Vice President of Postsecondary Education (Division J) at the American Educational Research Association (AERA). She and her coauthors won the 2016 AERA Division J Outstanding Publication Award for their book Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education.