Michael D. Martinez
Research and CV
Michael Martinez is Professor of Political Science
at the University of Florida. His research interests fall broadly
into the field of electoral behavior and public opinion. He
coeditor of Ambivalence and the
Structure of Political Opinion and Ambivalence, Politics, and Public Policy
(both with Stephen C. Craig). His research on ambivalence,
voter turnout, partisanship, voting behavior, and ideology has appeared in several
scholarly journals, including Journal
of Politics, American Journal
of Political Science,
Political Research Quarterly,
Political Behavior, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Psychology, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion,
and Parties, The Forum, Political Analysis, Social
Science Quarterly, Canadian
Journal of Political Science,
State and Local Government Review, Polity, and American Politics Research.
He has received research support from the Canadian Embassy Faculty
Research Support program, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University
of Calgary. He has co-authored
articles and conference papers with several graduate students,
David Hill (currently Associate Professor of Political Science at
Stetson University), Tad Delegal, and Jason Gainous (currently Associate Professor at University of Louisville).
In 1998, the United States Information Service sponsored a series of
lectures on the US election by Professor Martinez at universities in
Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver. In 2004, U.S. Department of
State Bureau of International Information Programs sponsored Professor
Martinez's lectures on the US elections at universities in
Charlottetown, St. Johns, N.B., and Halifax.
He teaches graduate
seminars and undergraduate courses in
political behavior, research methods, and American Politics.
Ph.D. in Political Science (1985) University of Michigan.
M.A. in Political Science (1980) University
of New Orleans.
Certificate of Participation in Program in European Studies (1980) Tilburg University, The
B.A. in Government (1977) and A.S. in Computer Science (1976) Southeastern Louisiana University.
Scholar and Visiting Associate Professor. Department of
Political Science, University of
Calgary (Fall 1994).
Visiting Associate Professor. Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (Summer
1995 and Summer 2001). Visiting Assistant Professor (Summer 1990).
Visiting Instructor. Department of Political Science, Texas A&M University, College
Station, Texas 77843 (1984-85).
Chair, Department of Political Science. University of
Interim Chair, Department of Political Science. University of
Associate Chair, Department of Political Science. University of
Graduate Coordinator. Department of Political Science. University
of Florida (1992-94; 1997-2000; 2016-17; Acting Summer 2001, 2002, 2008).
Undergraduate Coordinator. Department of Political
Science. University of Florida (1990-92).