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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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Biography

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

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