Todd Martinez received his B.A. and M.A. in communication studies from California State University, Long Beach. He specializes in interpersonal, applied, and electronically mediated communication. His current research focuses on social behavior, cognition, and memory across communication contexts. He is continuing research on social media communication's relationship with behavior and memory. Before joining the Communication Studies department at LMU, Todd worked as a small business consultant while also serving as a research associate at CSULB.