Mariam C. Martinez



Part-time Faculty


Ms. Martinez is a dedicated professional with a distinguished academic background and a proven track record in the fields of hospitality and higher education. She obtained her bachelor's degree in hospitality management from Florida International University and swiftly distinguished herself as a trailblazer, achieving the remarkable milestone of becoming the youngest manager at the Walt Disney World Resort at the age of 19.

With a solid foundation of five years in the hospitality industry, Ms. Martinez pursued her Master's degree in Higher Education Administration at Georgetown University. Her academic focus centered on student enrollment and enhancing student engagement in Hispanic-serving institutions.

Ms. Martinez has been an active member of the GW community since 2020, currently serving as the Assistant Director of Campus Living Operations. Her deep-rooted passion for education and her fervent commitment to leadership development have guided her toward a Doctorate in Human and Organizational Learning at GW. In her doctoral research, Ms. Martinez delves into the intricate realms of the neuroscience of intuition in the workplace, with an emphasis on change and crisis management.

Hospitality management; higher education; human behavior; organizational management; Spanish language

Intuition in the workplace; Change management; Crisis management