Academy of Distinguished Teachers at UT Arlington
Dr. Marth A. Mann
Date Inducted: 2011
Martha Mann received her diploma as a Registered Nurse from the Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing in Worcester, Massachusetts. She then received her Bachelor’s degree from Anna Maria College (AMC) in Paxton, Massachusetts, majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. While still practicing nursing, she obtained a Masters in Counseling Psychology from AMC, and then went on to earn her Ph.D. in Psychology through the Biopsychology program at the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Mann still maintains her R.N. license in Texas mainly so she may volunteer at community events that require first aid staff.
Dr. Mann has enjoyed teaching and doing research at UT Arlington since 1983. She has taught many different courses in Psychology, some cross-listed with Biology including Human Sexuality, Drugs & Behavior, Behavioral Endocrinology, Behavior Genetics, Developmental Psychobiology, and Design & Statistics. Dr. Mann has been an active member of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology. She was inducted into the honor society, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, and currently serves as President Emeritus of the local chapter. Dr. Mann has served as the University’s Director of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program, a National Science Foundation initiative dedicated to the representation of historically under-represented persons in science and engineering fields.
Dr. Mann is currently researching the development and behavior of sea turtles, applying everything she ever learned about the biological basis of behavioral development to these beleaguered species. She also conducts research on the teaching of psychology, a passion that leaves little time for the usual list of hobbies. Dr. Mann would like to pursue screenplay writing and has taken several continuing education courses toward this end. She really believes in being a “lifelong” learner!
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