Elizabeth Martinez

Educational Background

Ed.D., University of Houston, College of Education


M.Ed., University of California at Los Angeles, School of Education


ESL/Bilingual Teaching Credential, UCLA School of Education


B.A. in Art History, UCLA College of Fine Arts


Dr. Martinez was born in El Paso, Texas, USA, but grew up in Los Angeles, California, USA. She has taught all over the world, including in Europe, the USA, the Marshall Islands, Japan, Saudi Arabia, and now China. Dr. Martinez loves to travel, sing, and compose on her guitar.


ESL 0200

ESL 0205

ESL 0303

ESL 0305

ESL 0403

ESL 0405

ENG 1300

ENG 1430

Research interests

Dr. Martinez’s main research interest lies within the field of critical pedagogy, primarily as it pertains to Latino bilingual/ESL students.