Jeremy R. Martin, M.P.Aff., Policy Specialist, Higher Education

Jeremy Martin

Phone: 512.232.5806
Email: jeremyryanmartin@austin.utexas.edu

DANA CENTER ROLE

Jeremy has spent his career working in education systems to support students’ access and success in achieving their academic and career goals. At the Center, he conducts research, provides policy analysis, and develops resources for institutional leaders and state decision makers to improve student success in postsecondary mathematics. Jeremy supports scaling the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways (formerly the New Mathways Project), an initiative to modernize entry-level college mathematics programs through working with states and colleges, by fostering a coordinated institutional and state policy environment that ensures the transfer and applicability of mathematics requirements for programs of study.

BEFORE JOINING THE DANA CENTER

Jeremy taught speech and debate in grades 9–12 at public high schools in the Austin, Texas area. As a high school debate coach and program director, he led one of the nation’s largest debate teams to broad and deep competitive success at local, state, and national tournaments. During this time, Jeremy also provided leadership to professional debate teaching organizations and supported students and teachers through work at summer institutes.

As project manager and consultant for Pearson, Jeremy developed communications materials and provided research support for the company’s Research & Innovation Network.

EDUCATION

M.P.Aff., LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

B.A., English, Dartmouth College

Selected PUBLICATIONS

Cullinane, J., Martin, J., & Massey, K. (2016). Mathematics for pre-service elementary (K–5) teacher education: Recommendations from professional organizations and requirements the higher education sector (Program-of-study brief number 5). Austin, TX: The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

Cullinane, J., Martin, J., & Massey, K. (2016). Mathematics for business: Recommendations from professional organizations and requirements from the higher education sector (Program-of-study brief number 6). Austin, TX: The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

Selected Presentations

Mathematics pathways redesign. Presented at the National Association of System Heads inaugural Taking Student Success to Scale (TS3) convening, Dallas, TX (April 2016).

Multi-disciplinary discussions about mathematics pathways. Presented at Texas Community College Teachers Association, Houston, TX (February 2016).

Policy debate topic analysis. Presented at the annual convention of the Texas Speech Communication Association (TSCA), Dallas, TX (October 2009) and San Antonio, TX (October 2012).

Cross-examination debate 101 for new coaches. Presented at the annual convention of TSCA, Houston, TX (October 2010) and Dallas, TX (October 2011).

Professional Memberships

National Debate Coaches Association

National Speech and Debate Association

Texas Forensics Association

Texas Speech Communication Association