Dr. Martin received her bachelor's degree in psychology at Kennesaw State University. She went on to earn her M.S. and Ph.D. in experimental psychology with a minor in statistics at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She previously worked in the fields of applied behavior analysis and captive animal management.
Dr. Martin teaches courses in the department's research core in addition to the Learning and Behavior course and other special topics courses.
Dr. Martin's research interests include animal training, captive animal management, animal welfare, self-injurious behavior, and the functional analysis and treatment of problem behaviors in both humans and non-human animals. Dr. Martin has published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, American Journal of Primatology, Behavioural Processes, Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, and Zoo Biology. Click here to view a list of Dr. Martin's publications. Click here to learn more about the KSU Applied Animal Behavior Lab.