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Nevada State College

Pete Martini, Ph.D.

Dr. Martini received his  B.A. in political science from Michigan State University, a B.A. in psychology from Saginaw Valley State University, and both his M.A. and Ph.D. in interdisciplinary social psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He was a first-generation college student who grew up in rural Michigan, and returns frequently. He is passionate about research methods and statistics and loves helping students grow and stretch by engaging in their own research projects.

Research Interests: Dr. Martini’s research rest largely at the intersection of identity and health. He works predominantly in the areas of LGBT population health and rehabilitative court diversion programs (e.g. drug courts). He has also done work in the areas of public opinion and attitudes. Dr. Martini engages in research with students both within and outside his own research interests. Anyone who may want to work with Dr. Martini is encouraged to reach out via email:

Courses Taught: PSY 210 – Introduction to Statistical Methods, PSY 240 – Introduction to Research Methods, PSY 466 – Psychology of Sex, PSY 469 – Psychology and the Legal System, PSY 470 – Health Psychology

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