As CEA’s Director for Academic Affairs, Dr. Jacqueline Martinez brings over 16 years of experience in higher education. Jacqueline’s unique background is an asset to CEA, as she has experience with university operations in the areas of admissions, student services, student affairs, financial aid, student government, judicial affairs, academic affairs, operational strategic planning & assessment, self-studies & site visits, preparing for accreditation approvals (initial and renewal), international operations including F-1 & J-1 student status, and managing campus operations.
Dr. Martinez is also a university professor; she teaches first-year experience courses and master’s level courses in field of Industrial Organizational Psychology. Jacqueline is passionate about student retention, the student experience, assessment, academic operations, and understanding generational behaviors in higher education. Jacqueline holds a BS in Business Administration, MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership -- Higher and Postsecondary Education. Her dissertation was titled Creating the DNA for Organizational Longevity: Understanding Generational Behaviors in Higher Education.