Diane Martin, PhD
Academic Director, The Center for the Study of Aging
Diane Martin, PhD is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Gerontology at McDaniel College where she also serves as the Academic Director for McDaniel’s Center for the Study of Aging. She holds a BA in Psychology from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, an MA in Experimental Psychology from Towson University and PhD in Psychology from Northcentral University. Martin teaches Gerontology courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She assisted in developing McDaniel’s MS program in Gerontology (approved in 2009) and also in establishing McDaniel’s minor in Gerontology as a nationally recognized Program of Merit (POM) in 2011.
Martin serves as the institutional representative for McDaniel College with the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), and is a member of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and Sigma Phi Omega, where she serves as advisor for McDaniel’s chapter, Delta Chi. Martin presents locally, regionally and nationally on topics related to quality of life, cognitive function and emotional well-being in later life, intergenerational communication and caregiver education.