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Javier Martinez

Dr. Javier Martinez

Dr. Javier Martinez
Associate Professor
English

 

Biography:

Javier A. Martinez holds a B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. He is the executive editor of Extrapolation, an international and peer-reviewed journal that publishes essays and reviews on science fiction and fantasy texts, broadly conceived, and promotes innovative work that considers the place of speculative texts in contemporary culture. His essays and reviews have appeared in Extrapolation, Science Fiction Studies, The Science Fiction Research Association Review, The New York Review of Science Fiction, and The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. He is currently editing a collection of essays, "Vintage Visions: Essays in Early Science Fiction," forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press.

Degrees:

Ph.D. from The Ohio State University
M.A. from The University of Texas—Pan American
B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin

CV/VITAE: Martinez Vitae

Classes Taught:

English 1302: Composition II
English 2332/33: World Literature I and II
English 3312/13: Survey of American Literature I and II
English 3343: American Realism and Naturalism
English 3346: Twentieth Century American Novel
English 4318: Science Fiction
English 6303: Bible as Literature
English 6341: Literary Criticism
English 6371: Twentieth Century American Novel
English 6372: Hawthorne and Melville

Joined UTB:

1999

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Science Fiction
American Literature
Literary Criticism

Previous Experience:

Refer to Vitae

Office Hours - spring 2012

Monday - Wednesday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday
8:25 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
Office: MRCS 216
Phone: (956) 882-8984
Fax: (956) 882-8239
javier.a.martinez@utb.edu

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