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Martina Giselle Ramirez - Loyola Marymount University. Seaver College of Science & Engineering, CA, US

Martina Giselle Ramirez Martina Giselle Ramirez

Professor of Biology | Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science & Engineering, CA, UNITED STATES

Phone: 310.338.5120 Email: Martina.Ramirez@lmu.edu Office: Life Sciences Building 386





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Martina Giselle Ramirez is Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence and Professor of Biology at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. She previously served as Biology Department Chair (2006-2007); Director of Undergraduate Research (2014-2015); Special Assistant to the Provost for Technology-Enhanced Learning (2015-2018); and Co-Director of the McNair Scholars Program (2017-2018). Dr. Ramirez received her B.S. in biology from LMU in 1981, and her Ph.D. in biology from U.C. Santa Cruz in 1990. Prior to LMU, Dr. Ramirez was a professor at Pomona College, CA (1991-1993); Bucknell University, PA (1993-1996); Denison University, OH (1996-1998); and East Stroudsburg University, PA (1998-1999). Dr. Ramirez received the Rudinica Award for Student-Faculty Research from LMU’s Seaver College of Science and Engineering (2012); a Biology Mentor Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (2013); and an LGBTQ+ Mentor Award from LMU’s LGBT Student Services Office (2016). Along with having published 19 scientific papers, including 13 with undergraduate student co-authors, Dr. Ramirez is also co-author of a book, Happier as a Woman: Transforming Friendships, Transforming Lives (Cleis Press, 2019).

Education (2)

University of California at Santa Cruz: Ph.D., Biology 1990

Loyola Marymount University: B.Sc., Biology 1981

Areas of Expertise (6)

Conservation Biology

Population Genetics

Evolutionary Biology

Reproductive Biology

Environmental Toxicology

Conservation Genetics

Industry Expertise (2)