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Meet the Faculty

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Tomas Martinez, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 231
Phone: (310) 506-4350
Fax: (310) 506-7271
E-mail: tomas.martinez@pepperdine.edu

  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • MA, University of Michigan
  • BA, California State University, Long Beach
  • AA, Mount San Antonio Junior College, 1970


  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • 1996-1998 Commissioner for Mexican-American Education Commission, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • 1974-1977 Ford Foundation Fellow, University of Michigan
  • 1990 Recognition for Service - Congressman Gary Hart
  • City of Los Angeles Commission for Children, Youth and Families
  • Los Angeles Children's Planning Council, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • Mexican-American Education Commission, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • State Commission on Juvenile Justice, Crime, and Delinquency Prevention, California Youth Authority
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Injury Control and Violence Prevention Advisory Committee
  • California Hispanic Psychological Association
  • National Association of Hispanic Psychologists

Academic Interests:

  • Community/clinical psychology, community mental health, cross cultural psychology, program/organizational psychology, Hispanic mental health systems, child abuse.