Lecturer for Humanities
Diana Martinez Born and raised in El Paso, Texas and graduated from University of Texas in 2003 with a BA in History and a minor in Secondary Education. Ms. Martinez’s focus was in Native American and Latin American history. After graduation, she has taught in public and private high schools teaching world geography, art history, world history, American history, British literature, world literature, American literature, government, and Texas history. She also taught at middle school level the following: writing composition, Texas history, and American history. In 2009 she graduated with her Masters degree in History with a focus in Orientalism. Her thesis paper discussed western perception of Tibet. Several of her classes focused on the perception of travelers and of the western perception of Asia as well as focuses on Borderlands history and Latin American history. Beginning in the spring of 2010, Ms. Martinez has been teaching Humanities 3303: Challenges in Modern Culture from 1600 to the Present and American History 1301 and 1302. She also teaches American History 1301 and 1302 at El Paso Community College. Ms. Martinez grew up with a strong passion for history, art, and literature and infuses that passion into her courses.
Liberal Arts 331