Dr. Martin has over a decade of non-profit management expertise within community based organizations serving older adults. She teaches policy, research and macro practice classes to both bachelor’s and master’s level social work students, and conducts research studies about inclusive academic classrooms and effective strategies for non-profit organizations serving diverse elders. She engages with the community through her position as a Board Member of ACOSA (the Association of Community Organization and Social Administration) and as a program evaluation and management consultant to non-profit organizations. She has a doctorate in social work (specializing in organizational management), a master’s degree in social work (with a specialty in gerontology and community organizing) and a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Dr. Martin utilizes her teaching, research and administrative experiences to help students and non-profit employees better serve their clients and advocate for the needs and voices of marginalized populations.