Lisa Martin

color photo of Lisa Martin
Job Title: 
IRWG Executive Committee; Associate Professor, Health Policy Studies; Associate Professor of College-Wide Programs; Director, Women in Learning & Leadership U-M Dearborn, Co-Director Sexual Harassment and Social Movements
Office Address Line 1: 
2039 CASL Building 4901 Evergreen Rd
Office Address Line 2: 
Dearborn, MI 48128
Email Address: 
martilis@umich.edu

Lisa Martin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan Dearborn jointly appointed in Women’s and Gender Studies and Health Policy Studies.  She earned her doctorate in Public Health from the Health Behavior & Health Education Department at the University of Michigan.  She also holds a Master’s Degree in Gender & Cultural Studies from Simmons College.  

Professor Martin teaches classes on gender and health, including women’s health, reproductive health policy, and health behavior and health education theory.  She also serves as the current Director of the Women in Learning and Leadership (WILL) program.  

Her research interests engage interdisciplinary inquiry of masculinity and depression, stigma, reproductive justice, and gender and health.  Professor Martin’s current research on reproductive health stigma and its effects on healthcare providers, communities, and policy seeks to bridge the divide between activism and scholarship.  Professor Martin’s research team has current collaborations with International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF-WHR), Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) Global and Marie Stopes International (MSI) to bring their intervention, the Provider Share Workshop, to Latin American and East Africa, including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Colombia, Peru, and Guatemala.  She has presented her research at national and international conferences including the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting, NAF, the Society for Family Planning Forum, and the National Women’s Studies Association Annual Meeting.

 

WORKS WITH

Color photograph of Julia Seng
IRWG Research Professor; Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School; Professor of Women's Studies, LSA
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Research Scientist; IRWG Executive Committee; Professor of Women's Studies and History
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Program Director, Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative; IRWG Executive Committee; Professor of Women's Studies, LSA; Professor of Music, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
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Associate Vice President for Research, Social Sciences and Humanities; IRWG Executive Committee
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IRWG Executive Committee; Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center; Assistant Professor, Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
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IRWG Executive Committee; Associate Professor of Public Policy and Women's Studies
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IRWG Executive Committee; Associate Professor of Journalism and Screen Studies, U-M Dearborn
Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing
Research Fellow, Clinical Lecturer, OB-GYN
Professor of Political Science and Professor of Women's Studies, and Interim Chair, Department of Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
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IRWG Director, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Women's Studies