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Dr. Larry Martinez


Dr. Martinez is a leading expert in the field of industrial/organizational psychology with a passionate focus on diversity, inclusion, and allyship within the workplace.

He is currently a professor in the Department of Psychology at Portland State University. Prior to joining the faculty at Portland State in 2016, he taught Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management as an assistant professor at Penn State's School of Hospitality Management for four years.

Dr. Martinez's work has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Management, the Journal of Business and Psychology, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, and several other journals.


He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Business and Psychology, Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, and the Journal of Homosexuality. He also served as guest editor for a special issue in the Journal of Vocational Behavior focused on the experiences of sexual orientation and gender identity minority employees.


Dr. Martinez has also served on SIOP's LGBT Committee and served as chair of this committee from 2013 - 2015. 

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Dr. Martinez currently conducts his research through his Diversity, Allies, Stereotypes, and Health (DASH) Lab at Portland State University. To learn more about his research interests and the researchers he advises, visit the DASH Lab page and Researchers subpage.

Dr. Martinez also consults with companies on various organizational initiatives relating to diversity in the workplace and allyship through his firm Martinez Organizational Consulting, LLC

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