Holly E. Martin
Professor of Advising
- Center for University Advising
- College or School
- College of Arts and Letters
- Year of Emeritus Status 2021
Prior to joining the College of Arts & Letters advising team as an Advising Professor for the Center for University Advising, Professor Martin was the Associate Dean for Advising and Academic Programs in the College of the First Year of Studies. She has particular expertise in working with student-athletes and honors students. Her areas of special interest and expertise in the Humanities are American, British, and Irish drama as well as interdisciplinary and cross-cultural arts. She has recently taught “Global Arts and Identity,” “Shakespeare: Plays Within Plays,” and the Glynn Family Honors Seminar.
A winner of the University’s Dockweiller Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, she specializes in advising theory and practice, engaged learning strategies, and intensive academic advising practices. Dr. Martin is active in the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) as a publications advisory board chair and an editorial advisory review member. She is the past chair of NACADA’s Advising First-Year Students Interest Group. Additionally, she is a member of the Advisory Board for the Indiana University, Bloomington, Journal of Academic Advising. Professor Martin co-edited the book, Academic Advising and the First Year of College, for NACADA and has also published on advising core competencies, advising learning outcomes, creating and using advising e-portfolios, integrative advising and student-athletes, and practices for engaging students in advising. She also chaired the First Year of Studies' biannual National Conference on Advising Highly Talented Undergraduates and directed both the First Year of Studies' advising e-portfolio program and its advising satisfaction survey initiative.