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Simone Martin

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Global Affairs, RutgersM.P.A., Syracuse UniversityM.A., International Relations, Syracuse University


Dr. Simone Martin is an Assistant Professor in LIU-Brooklyn's School of Business, Public Administration, and Information Sciences. Dr. Martin received her Ph.D. in Global Affairs from Rutgers University-Newark where she completed her dissertation entitled "Evaluating Income Generation, Nutrition, and Parenting Programs on Maternal and Child Health Outcomes: A Multi-Program Case Study of a Community-Based Organization in the Western Cape, South Africa." She holds an MA in International Relations and an MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Dr. Martin also received three Advanced Certificates of Study in Health Services Management and Policy, Conflict Resolution, and Security Studies from the Maxwell School. She received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish from St. John's University.

Dr. Martin received her practitioner experience working as the Business Development and Community Relations Specialist at the Syracuse VA Medical Center, as an Administrative Analyst for the Onondaga County Health Department in Syracuse, as the Community Relations Specialist at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bureau of Intergovernmental Affairs, and as a Consultant for the Vera Institute of Justice.

Dr. Martin's multidisciplinary background has formed her research interests which include healthcare administration and policy, global health, maternal and child health, transnational crime, prisoner re-entry, and addressing violence as a public health issue. She teaches courses in Organizational Theory and Behavior; Health, Disease, and Medical Care; Managed Health Care Systems; Public Health and Regulation; Aging Policy and the Community; and Healthcare Responsibility and Accountability for Administrators. She has taught Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Introduction to Sociology, and International Criminology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Introduction to Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark.


Martin, S. (2017). Educational and Vocational Programs. In The Encyclopedia of Corrections, edited by Kent R. Kerley, Heith Copes, Spencer De Li, Jodi Lane, and Susan F. Sharp. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.

Martin, S. (2017). Secret Detention Practices. In The Encyclopedia of Corrections, edited by Kent R. Kerley, Heith Copes, Spencer De Li, Jodi Lane, and Susan F. Sharp. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cantor, N., Englot, P., Butterfield, S., Farmbry, K., and Martin, S. (In review). Widening Participation in Research and Innovation. In Gender and Science: Frameworks, Strategies and Tools for Advancing Gender – Sensitive Research and Innovation in Africa, edited by Olive Shisana, Elizabeth Pollitzer, Wanda Ward, and Shingirirai Mutanga. Pretoria, South Africa: HSRC Press.


Rutgers University-Newark Teaching Assistant and Graduate Assistant Professional Development Fund, 08/2015-08/2017
USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship, 01/2017 & 06/2016
American Society for Public Administrators Founders’ Fellowship, 01/2017
Rutgers University-Newark Dissertation Fellowship, 09/2016
American Society for Public Administrators Young Scholars Fellowship, 07/2016
Rutgers University-Newark Equity and Opportunity Studies Fellowship, 09/2014
Rutgers University-Newark Homeland Security Fellowship, 09/2014
Rutgers University-Newark Ralph Bunche Fellowship, 09/2013
Northeast Asia Economic Forum Young Leaders Program Fellowship, 08/2011
National Forum for Black Public Administrators Mentor Award, 04/2011
Syracuse University Maxwell Dean’s Award, 07/2010
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship, 01/2009
Magna Cum Laude Graduate, St. John’s University, 05/2006
St. John's University School of Professional Studies Award, 09/2002-09/2005

Professional Affiliations

Member, International Studies Association
Member, American Society for Public Administration
Member, American Society of Criminology
Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated