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Charles Martin-Stanley

Specialty area(s)

Social Psychology


Social Justice


Brief biography

Dr. Charles Martin-Stanley received his BA in Psychology from Amherst College. He received his MA and Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in New York. Dr. Martin-Stanley was a professor and department chair at Central State University for 14 years in Ohio prior to joining the administration at UW-L. He is currently the Associate Dean and Professor of Psychology in the College of Liberal Studies.

As Associate Dean, Dr. Martin-Stanley provides leadership in the areas of diversity, assessment, and enrollment management. He is the contact person in the Dean’s Office for the Social Science departments and programs, which include Political Science/Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Archaeology, Ethnic & Racial Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. He works closely with Search & Screen Committees and monitors hiring within the College. Dr. Martin-Stanley is also the coordinator of the New Faculty Mentoring Program. He is a tenured member of the Psychology Department and continues to teach a course on racism and oppression. 

Current courses at UWL

Psychology 442: Racism and Oppression


Ph.D.  Stony Brook University

B.A. Amherst College