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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
610 East University Avenue, 2117 SEB
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
2001 – present Ph.D. Student - Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University Of Michigan
June 1998 M.Ed. – Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
May 1995 B.S. – Business, University Of Nevada Las Vegas
Alfolter-Caine, B., Martinez, M., Murphy, L , & Heller, D. (2002, November). The role of institutional financial aid in increasing minority student enrollment in a Post-Hopwood environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education in Sacramento, CA.
Martinez, M., Alfolter-Caine, B., & Heller, D. (2002, October). Using access and outreach policies for building bridges to underserved communities in higher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities: Diversity and Learning in St. Louis, MO.
Murphy, L, Martinez, M., Heller, D. & Alfolter-Caine, B. (2002, September). Money talks when students walk: Financial aid as a strategy for increasing minority student enrollment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Association of Institutional Research Forum in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
School of Education, University of Michigan
Principle Investigator: Donald Heller
The focus of this national research project is to provide a picture of access efforts within the current context of restrictions on race-sensitive criteria in admissions. Using quantitative and qualitative data, researchers identify the particular impact of the policies eliminating affirmative action and the response policies on institutions’ efforts to increase minority student access.
June ‘02 – present Graduate Research Assistant
Kellogg Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, University of Michigan
Director: John C. Burkhardt
The purpose of the Kellogg Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good is to significantly increase awareness, understanding, commitment, and action relative to the public service role of higher education in the United States. Activities include: National Leadership Dialogues, Connecting Research and Practice, and Public Policy & Public Stewardship.
Cambridge Public School District, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Conducted research of language immersion programs in a primary school. Research tools included observations, sampling, videotaping, and interviews. Worked with a large research team that required continuous communication and information sharing. Conducted analysis of data, gathered and presented recommendations to school district and research scholars.
Professional Work Experience
Community College of Southern Nevada, Henderson, Nevada
Dec. '98 - July '99 Admissions and Records Interim Director
Community College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
University Honors and Awards
June 2002 University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Summer Research Award.
May 2002 University of Michigan Latin America Summer Research Grant. Awarded a research fellowship from the International Center to conduct research at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico.
October 2002 American Association for Higher Education Hispanic Caucus Fellow.
2001 University of Michigan Rackham Merit Fellow. Awarded a multi-year doctoral fellowship.
Association of American Colleges & Universities
European Association of Institutional Research