Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez, Ph.D.



Finalist nominee, northern California award for best translation of 2005, Center for Art in Translation, San Francisco, CA

Teaching Excellence Award, Sonoma State, 2005

Summer Fellowship, "Policy and Ideas: A Think-tank for Social Change, Humanities Institute, The University of Minnesota, 2003

NEH Summer Institute on Southwest Cultural Studies, 4-week study session at Southwest Texas University, San Marcos, TX, 2001

NEH Summer Institute on "The Mayan World," a 6-week session of study and site visits in Guatemala, Hoduras, and Chiapas/Yucatán in Mexico, Summer 2000

Summer Fellowship on Information Competence, awarded by CSU System, Long Beach, 1999

Federal FIPSE grant, to prepare technology-related Spanish course, Spring 1999

SSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCAP) fellowship, Summer 1998

SSU Faculty Diversity Development Grant, travel award to conf. in Mexico City, 1998

CSU-Monterey Bay institute on "Computer Technologies for Humanities Pedagogy

and Multi-Cultural Teaching," Fall 97/Spring 1998

SSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCAP) fellowship, Summer 1997

SSU Faculty Development Grant, to do bibliographic search, document and

analyze narrative fiction in Spanish by U.S. Latinas, Spring 1996

Teaching Fellow, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida, June 1995, for computer-

assisted training and research in journalism and classroom techniques

UNM one-year fellowship, Challenge Assistantship, to research and prepare cross-

disciplinary class for journalistic writing in Spanish at Advanced level,


UNM Latin American Institute Travel Research Grant to Mexico, Summer 1993

Univision Television educational award for studies in Salamanca, Spain, Summer 1990




1990: For "Best Newscast", Associated Press Annual Broadcasting Awards,

KLUZ-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1989: For "Best Documentary" and "Best Newscast", Associated Press Awards,

KLUZ-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1988: First Place Opinion column, Connecticut Sigma Delta Chi Press Association

1987: For "Investigative Journalism", New England Press Association

1987: Nominated for Connecticut Public Service Award

1986: For "News Feature" and "Best Editorial Column", Conn. Sigma Delta Chi

1986: For breaking story, The Portland Oregonian in-house Sammy Award