El Profesor Martinez

David Martinez David Martinez
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Phone: 503-554-2646
Email: dmartinez@georgefox.edu

The university welcomed David Martinez as an assistant professor of Spanish in 2017. He arrived from the University of Georgia, where he worked as a graduate teaching assistant for five years. Previously, he was a visiting assistant professor at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York, in 2011.

David has also taught internationally, spending two years as an English and Spanish teacher at Fu Ren High School and Long School in Chiayi, Taiwan (2009 to 2010), and the two years before that teaching the same two subjects at the Kennedy Language Solutions and Open Schools in Madrid, Spain. In all, he has taught Spanish in a variety of settings for 13 years.

David has a PhD in Romance languages from the University of Georgia (2017), a master’s degree in Spanish from the University of Tennessee (2006) and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and Spanish from Taylor University (2001). The son of missionaries to Spain, David enjoys the outdoors (climbing and mountaineering), traveling, soccer and ping-pong.