New York Institute of Technology
Jersey City, New Jersey
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Dr. Jaime (Jim) E. Martinez is an associate professor of interdisciplinary studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education at the New York Institute of Technology. His active research interests include STEAM/STEM learning, service-learning pedagogy, and collaborative Vygotskian approaches to human development and learning. He currently leads undergraduate service-learning research initiatives in New York City. Dr. Martinez is a graduate of City University of New York Graduate Center with a Ph.D. in Urban Education. He is a permanently certified New York City public school teacher. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Hunter College and a master’s degree in Education from Lehman College. Before teaching Dr. Martinez was a managing director in an internet security start-up firm and a corporate information technology manager. He has published two books, A Performatory Approach to Teaching, Learning and Technology and The Search for Method in STEAM Education.