Enedina Martinez, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Dr. Enedina Martinez teaches in graduate programs in the PLNU School of Education. Her research interests are in the areas of the integration of faith and learning, language acquisition, diversity, higher education, and technology.


  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University
  • Ed.S., Educational Specialist, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Alliant International University
  • M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, Alliant International University

Courses Taught

  • Language Acquisition and Diverse Populations – EDU 601
  • Classroom Assessment and Research Practices – EDU 603
  • School Communities in a Pluralistic Society – GED 641
  •  Advanced Practice for English Learners – GED 668

Experience in Field

  • Language acquisition district administrator
  • Educator in public and private schools (elementary, middle school, and high school) in the U.S., Mexico City, and Moscow, Russia

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Journal of Global Education and Research (JGER)
  • Planning Committee Member for the Annual English Language Development (ELD) Institute

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Invited Presentation. Topic: Wesleyan Perspectives and Technology (2016). Round Table Oxford, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 07/25/16.
  • Invited Presentation. Topic: Susanna Wesley, Graduate Education, and Technology. (2015). 12th Annual International Symposium at the Brasenose College, Radcliffe Square, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, 08/01/15.
  • Book Editor. Ministering Spiritually to Families (2015). Editors Dr. William Jeynes and Dr. Enedina Martinez, Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • Oxford and Cambridge University Invited Lecturer. Topic: A Wesleyan and Comenian Perspective on Technology in Higher Education (2012). At the London Education Research Symposium, The Oxford and Cambridge University Club, London, England, United Kingdom, 11/19/12.
  • Invited lecturer at Oxford University. Topic: Teachers’ Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Meeting the Linguistic Needs of Their Students: Implications for Educators and Policymakers,” Oxford Round Table 20th Anniversary, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford, England. Attended the week-long conference. (03/18/2008)
  • Book publication. Christianity, Education and Modern Society (2007). Editors Dr. William Jeynes and Dr. Enedina Martinez, Information Age Publisher.
  • Book chapter publication. “Reflections on the Theologies of Education of John Comenius and John Wesley” (2007). Information Age Publisher.
  • Invited lecturer, book chapter titled, “Reflections on the Theologies of Education of John Comenius and John Wesley” at the Nazarene Theological College, Theology Conference. Manchester, England. (06/09/07)
  • Summer scholar sponsored by the Wesleyan Center. Conducted research on John Wesley’s theology of education at the Methodist Archives and Research Centre (MARC), Manchester University Library, Manchester, England. 
  • Sabbatical work included one month intensive research at the John Rylands Manchester University Library, Methodist Archives and Research Centre (MARC) at Deansgate, Manchester, England, UK.