Giving: Michael E. Martinez Prize
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Michael E. Martinez Prize for Outstanding Research and Service

This annual award commemorates the scholarly and professional achievements of the late Michael E. Martinez, Professor of Education at the University of California, Irvine, from 1992 through 2012 - "Michael E. Martinez - A Lifetime of Service".

As a scholar, Professor Martinez is remembered for his significant contributions to our understandings of cognitive processes and the malleability of intelligence, and how these understandings could be applied to student learning. He is also remembered for the kindness and collegiality that he embodied.

In his honor, this award is given to a doctoral student who demonstrates superior scholarship, intellectual curiosity, and high levels of professionalism and collaboration with fellow students and/or faculty.


Past Recipients

2013: Anamarie Auger

2014: Teomara Rutherford

2015: Cathey Yeh


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