Teresa Martinez

Interim Co-director for the Center for Community Engaged Learnin

Weber State University (UT)
Teresa Martinez

Teresa Martinez is the associate director for the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) at Weber State University (UT). She has been at Weber State for 17 years working in the Center for Multicultural Excellence, Center for Diversity and Unity, and CCEL. Her foci have been on student advising through community engagement and high-impact programs, providing workshops on equity and social action in community engagement, and reimagining civic learning through a racial equity and social justice lens. Currently, she is working on her Ph.D. in education, culture, and society at the University of Utah and exploring interests in community engagement and social justice in higher education, coloniality in education, and access and equity issues for marginalized students in higher education. Martinez also has taught first-year experience courses, public speaking, and social issues in higher education curriculum.