Gabriel X. Martinez

About Gabriel X. Martinez

Gabriel X. Martinez is Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Online Education at Ave Maria University in Florida, which he joined in 2002. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of South Carolina, an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Notre Dame, and an online Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership from the George Washington University. Most of his research is on topics of university education and on financial crises. An American and Ecuadorian citizen, he is married and has six children.

Snapdragon: Newman and Distance Education

If you know your John Henry Newman, you know that snapdragon, that beautiful flower capable of growing on stone walls, was the emblem of his stay at Oriel College (he would see the blooms from his window every spring and wrote a poem about … [Read more...]