JAMES I. MARTIN, SR., Professor of History and Chair of the History, Criminal Justice and Political Science Department, has been at Campbell since August 1991. He is a native of Pennsylvania and completed his B.A. degree (cum laude) at Duke University. He also holds an M.A. from East Carolina University and a Ph.D. from Emory University in Atlanta.
Before coming to Campbell, Dr. Martin was employed as a social studies teacher and coach at James Kenan High School (Warsaw, North Carolina) and also served as an adjunct at Mount Olive and Sampson Community Colleges.
In addition to Western Civilization, he has taught courses dealing with East Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Modern Germany, South Asia and Southeast Asia. His research interests include social studies teaching and ethnohistory, particularly the Jewish community of North Carolina.
Dr. Martin and Dr. Johnson serve as co-advisors for the Alpha Iota Alpha Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the International History Honor Society.
Professor Martin attends Angier United Methodist Church; he and his wife Linda have one son.