Professor Martynowicz earned a B.S. in Secondary Education from IPFW in 2004 with a focus in Psychology and U.S. History and a M.S. in Psychology from the University of Saint Francis in 2010. After teaching at Huntington North High School for seven years, he joined the Manchester University Education Department in 2011. Professor Martynowicz’s teaching and research areas of interest and expertise include: educational psychology, curriculum development, classroom management and conflict resolution, politics in education, connecting higher education and P-12 schools, adolescent mental health issues, perceptions of what constitutes quality teaching, and the impact of emotional support on academic performance. He enjoys sports, spending time with his family, and the outdoors.