Faculty & Staff Profiles

Kimberly Porter Martin, Ph.D. (1991)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Sociology and Anthropology Department
Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
M.A., University of Hawaii
B.A., Stanford University

Dr. Kim Martin was completing a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Stanford University when she discovered the discipline of anthropology. It was love at first sight! She went on to complete her M.A. in Biological Anthropology at University of Hawaii and her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at University of California, Riverside.

Dr. Martin teaches a variety of anthropology courses as well as research methods and senior thesis seminar classes for Anthropology, Sociology and Behavioral Science majors. She founded the Anthropology Program and the Archaeology Lab at ULV, and was the recipient of the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1996. She has also served as a multicultural consultant, delivering workshops for educational, public sector and professional organizations.

Dr. Martin has contributed to theoretical volumes on ethnicity and is currently in the initial stages of a research project that will investigate attitudes about ethnicity in Western European and American business professionals.

Contact Information:
Phone: 4172
Campus Location:
Central Campus, La Verne, CA
Hoover Building 105

University Mailing Address
& Main Phone Number:

University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
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