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Tomas Martinez, Ph.D.
Professor, Seaver College
Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., California State University, Long Beach; A.A., Mount San Antonio Junior College, 1970
Dr. Martinez is a full-time faculty member of Seaver College who also teaches at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology. He is a community psychologist who specializes in mental health systems research, cross-cultural psychology, and family violence. At Pepperdine, he teaches cross-cultural psychology and clinical practicum. Dr. Martinez's research interests include the fields of child and spousal abuse, cross-cultural mental health treatment, and high-risk youth and family intervention. He is a consulting psychologist to a mental health agency in the San Fernando Valley.
- Introduction to Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
- Cross-Cultural Psychology
- Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- 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
- Community/clinical psychology, community mental health, cross cultural psychology, program/organizational psychology, Hispanic mental health systems, child abuse.