Dr. Martinez comes to SFCC with a background in Spanish Borderlands and New Mexico history. He was a visiting professor in the Chicano Studies/History Departments at the University of New Mexico between 1997-2004. His research and writing background is centered on New Mexico’s Territorial Period. Dr. Martinez also teaches history courses at Central New Mexico College. His research collaborations include the University of New Mexico’s Center for Regional Studies at Zimmerman Library and the New Mexico State Engineers Office.