International Student Advisor
Originally from Michigan, Martin joined the OIA team at IUPUI in 2023 as an International Student Advisor.
Martin holds a Bachelor's in International Trade & Japanese Language from Eastern Michigan University (EMU). During his time as an undergrad, he studied abroad in the Shiga Prefecture of Japan at the Japan Center for Michigan Universities and was an officer in the EMU Japanese Student Association. He returned to Japan upon graduating to teach Business English in Tokyo from 2012-2015. Martin also received a MA in Sociology from Eastern Michigan University where he focused on research in the areas of demography, ethnicity, and immigration.
He has previously worked with international students in K-12 and has spent time in the business world as a small business manager and account manager within the Japanese Automotive Industry.