Faculty Profile

John Martin

Title
Adjunct Faculty
Department
Library - PS - Scholarly Communication
College
University of North Texas
Associate Librarian
Libraries
University of North Texas

    

Education

MS, University of North Texas, 2015.
Major: Library Science
PhD, Northwestern Univeristy, 2006.
Major: American literature
Dissertation Title: Disquieting Intimacies: Confession and the Gothic Poetic in Edgar Allan Poe and Emily Dickinson
BA, Rice University, 1994.
Major: English/Religious Studies
Degree Specialization: Psychology of Religion
Dissertation Title: Object-Relations and the Formation of God-Images in Adolescents

Current Scheduled Teaching*

INFO 5330.001, Academic Libraries, Spring 2023

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

INFO 5330.001, Academic Libraries, Spring 2022 SPOT
INFO 5330.001, Academic Libraries, Spring 2020 Syllabus
INFO 5330.005, Academic Libraries, Spring 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Martin, J. E., Hodge, M. (2019). "Scholarly Communications". The Future Academic Librarian's Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1506764/
Martin, J. E., Ahmad, A., Moreland, S. (2013). "Skins & Bones: The Horror of the Real". Fear and Learning: Essays on the Pedagogy of Horror. 224-244. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc915702/
Martin, J. E., Urakova, A. (2013). "'A Snare in Every Human Path': 'Tamerlane' and the Paternal Scapegoat". Deciphering Poe: Subtexts, Contexts, Subversive Meanings (Perspectives on Poe). 2, . Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press. https://lupress.cas2.lehigh.edu/content/deciphering-poe
Book Review
Martin, J. E. (2011). "Revisiting the Nineteenth-Century Poe Controversies". Poe Studies:History, Theory, Interpretation. 44(1), 106-114. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc915701/
Encyclopedia Article
Martin, J. E., Gray, J. (2006). "Anne Bradstreet". The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. 1, . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=B3928C
Martin, J. E., Gray, J. (2006). "Elizabeth Oakes Smith". The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. 5, . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=B3928C
Martin, J. E., Gray, J. (2006). "Frances Sargent Osgood". The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. 4, . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=B3928C
Martin, J. E., Gray, J. (2006). "Sarah Helen Whitman". The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. 5, . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=B3928C
Journal Article
Martin, J. (2019). A Rogue By Any Other Name: Han, Finn, and the Reluctant Resistance. 1(1), . Urbana, IL: Digital Frontiers. https://journals.library.unt.edu/index.php/unbound/article/view/105
Poem
Martin, J. E. (2010). "Eaten by an Angel". 2010 Houston Poetry Fest Anthology. Houston, TX: Houston Poetry Fest. http://houstonpoetryfest.info/
Martin, J. E. (2005). "Invocation". disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory. 14, 126. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky.
Martin, J. E. (2005). "No Safe Words". disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory. 14, 127. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky.
Webpage
Martin, J. E. (2017). Comics Studies at UNT. https://blogs.library.unt.edu/comics/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Hawkins, K. S. (Principal), Martin, J. E. (Co-Principal), "Broadening access to books on Texas and Oklahoma," Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, Federal, $95599 Funded. (January 1, 2016December 31, 2019).
Grant - Service
Martin, J. E. (Principal), O'Toole, E. (Co-Principal), "HuMetricsHSS Initiative Community Fellowship," Sponsored by Social Science Research Council, National, $4500 Funded. (January 2022May 2023).
Beebe, K. (Co-Principal), Martin, J. (Co-Principal), Torget, A. J. (Co-Principal), Moye, T. (Co-Principal), "Learning from Mentors to Create a Center for Digital Humanities at UNT," Sponsored by Office of the Provost, University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2021May 13, 2022).
Martin, J. E. (Principal), O'Keefe, L. M. (Supporting), Hardin, G. (Supporting), "Dean's Innovation Grant," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2017June 2018).
Grant - Teaching
Martin, J. E. (Principal), "Emotional Labor in the Digital Humanities," Sponsored by UNT Office of Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $1199 Funded. (September 1, 2017June 2018).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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