Research & Awards


Scholarship

Under Review

Martinez, E. K. & Billotte Verhoff, C. (2018) Communicating career choice: An integrative model for understanding career choice disclosureThe Annals of the International Communication Association

Sánchez Sánchez, V., Martinez, E. K., & Jackson, D.L. (2018). “Double syringe!”: Using a popular TV show argument to illustrate the differences of objective and interpretive paradigmatic perspectives in action. Communication Teacher

Peer Reviewed

Martinez, E. K., Hearit, L. B., & Banerji, D., Gettings, P., & Buzzanell, P. M. (2018). Raising awareness of campus diversity and inclusion: Transformationally teaching diversity through narratives of campus experiences and simulated problem solving. Communication Teacher, 5, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/17404622.2017.1372618

Book Chapters (refereed) 

DiTirro, L. J., Hearit, L. B., & Martinez, E. K. (in press). Am I safe?: Understanding the ethical implications of running and maintaining a sharing economy organization. In C. Hickerson & B. Brunner (Eds.), Cases in Public Relations: Translating ethics into action. Oxford University Press. 

In Progress

Martinez, E. K. College Women’s Perceptions of Work Role Identity and the Wage Gap. To be submitted to Management Communication Quarterly in Fall 2018.

Martinez, E. K. “I’m not a psychopath, but…” Exploring millennial women’s perceptions of feminism and the gender wage gap. To be submitted for review in 2018.

Martinez, E. K. Women’s Early Career Experiences with Sexism: Implications for Socialization and Identification. West Lafayette, IN. Data collection is in progress.

Martinez, E. K. The Gender Diversity and Inclusion Policy Attitude Scale, West Lafayette, IN. Complete.

Martinez, E. K. VAS and Identification Turning Points, West Lafayette, IN. Data collection is complete. Data analysis is in its early stages.

Billotte Verhoff, C. & Martinez, E. K. Constructing Career Narratives, West Lafayette, IN. Data collection is in progress.

Conference Presentations 

Martinez, E. K. Women and the ‘Brilliant Jerks’ they work with: Sexism and Policy Knowledge Construction in the Tech Industry. Presented at the 2018 Organizational Communication Mini Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Martinez, E. K. & Sánchez Sánchez, V. Reimagining the bunker: Increasing the stakes in role-playing and group decision making simulations. Presented at 2018 National Communication Association Conference, GIFTS Division, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Martinez, E. K. Learning silence: Millennial women, sexism, and perceptions of future voice. Presented in an escalator session at the 2018 International Communication Association, Organizational Communication Division, Prague, Czech Republic.

Ptacek, J. & Martinez, E. K. GIFTS: Mediated-reflexivity in the flipped classroom. Presented at the 2018 International Communication Association, GIFTS Division, Prague, Czech Republic.

Martinez, E. K. Communicatively Constructing the Wage Gap: Millennial Women’s Perceptions of the Wage Gap and Expectations for Sexism in the Workforce. Poster at the 2017 Organizational Communication Mini-Conference, Athens, Ohio.

Martinez, E. K. College women’s perceptions of role in the workforce and the wage gap. Paper presented at the 2017 National Communication Association Conference, Organizational Communication Division, Dallas, Texas.

Martinez, E. K. & Billotte Verhoff, C. Communicating career choice: An integrative model for understanding career choice disclosure. Paper resented at the 2017 National Communication Association Conference, Organizational Communication Division, Dallas, Texas. TOP PAPER

Martinez, E. K. & Ptacek, J. (2017, March). Teaching organizational identity and identification with photography and student experiences. Presented at the 2017 Central States Communication Association Conference, GIFTS Division, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Martinez, E. K. & Billotte Verhoff, C. (2016, July). Constructing
career narratives: An opportunity for student empowerment and university growth. Presented at the 2016 Aspen Conference on Engaged Communication Scholarship, Aspen, Colorado.

Martinez, E. K. (2016, February). Toward a communicative view of the gender wage gap. Paper presented at the annual Communication Graduate Student Association Conference, West Lafayette, Indiana. TOP PAPER


Grants

2018
Purdue Research Foundation Grant

A competitive, year-long research grant awarded by Purdue University to support outstanding dissertation research. $22,000

Summer Purdue Research Foundation Grant

Research funds awarded by Purdue’s Graduate School to an outstanding doctoral student. $4,509

Promise Fund Award

Funds awarded by the College of Liberal Arts to support presenting research at an international conference. $1,500

2017
Summer Purdue Research Foundation Grant

Research funds awarded by Purdue’s Graduate School to an outstanding doctoral student. $4,509

2016
Cassandra Book Scholarship

Competitively awarded to fund the research of a second-year doctoral student. Awarded to fund participant payment. PI: E. K. Martinez. Understanding Instances of Sexism’s Impact on Socialization and Identification. $750

Promise Fund Award

Awarded to fund participant payment. CO-PIs: C. Billotte Verhoff and E. K. Martinez. Constructing Career Narratives. $750

Promise Fund Award

Awarded for conference travel. $750


Awards & Honors

2018

Selected for the Academy of Management’s 2018 Organizational Communication and Information Sciences Division’s (OCIS) Doctoral Consortium. Chicago, Illinois.

Nominated for the Bruce Kendall Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student. 

2017

Top Paper Award. Communicating career choice: An integrative model for understanding career choice disclosure. Presented at the 2017 National Communication Association Conference, Organizational Communication Division, Dallas, Texas.

2016

Top Paper Award. Toward a Communicative View of the Gender Wage Gap. Presented at the 2016 Communication Graduate Student Association Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.