Michelle Martinez

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Michelle Martinez completed her undergraduate work at Colorado State University with a bachelor's degree in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing as well as two professional certificates from CSU's Center for Applied Studies in American Ethnicities. Her certificates are in Chicano/Latino Studies and Native American Studies. Michelle completed her MFA in creative writing at Arizona State University as well as a doctorate in literature with a focus in cultural studies. Her dissertation, titled, "Keeping Betty Ugly: Manufactured Diversity on Prime Time TV" examines the representation of Latinas on television using Ugly Betty (ABC 2006-2010) as the primary case study. Over the years, she has taught both as a teaching assistant and faculty associate as well as served as advisor for the Department of Transborder Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies. Currently she is a instructor for in the Film and Media Studies program.

Education

  • Ph.D. Literature (Cultural Studies), Arizona State University
  • M.F.A. Creative Writing, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor's degree. English (Creative Writing), Colorado State University
  • Professional certificates in Chicano/Latino Studies and Native American Studies, Center for Applied Studies in American Ethnicities, Colorado State University

Courses

Summer 2022
Course Number Course Title
FMS 598 Special Topics
Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television Studies
FMS 360 Media Genres
FMS 380 Race and Gender in U.S. Media
Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television Studies
FMS 360 Media Genres
FMS 380 Race and Gender in U.S. Media
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
FMS 520 Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
FMS 200 Film History
FMS 380 Race and Gender in Am Film
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 380 Race and Gender in Am Film
FMS 394 Special Topics
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 100 Introduction to Film
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 394 Special Topics
FMS 520 Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 200 Film History
FMS 520 Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
FMS 200 Film History
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 370 Signs of Aliens
FMS 394 Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
FMS 394 Special Topics
FMS 441 Global Cinema
FMS 450 Technology, Culture, and Media
FMS 468 Crime & Violence American Film
FMS 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
FMS 200 Film History
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 200 Film History
FMS 394 Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 394 Special Topics
FMS 441 Global Cinema
FMS 450 Technology, Culture, and Media
FMS 468 Crime & Violence American Film
FMS 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 370 Signs of Aliens
FMS 394 Special Topics
FMS 471 Latinos In Hollywood
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 370 Signs of Aliens
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 598 Special Topics

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