Dr. Ron Martin is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina. He completed his Masters’ degrees at the University of Victoria and his doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at West Virginia University. After completing a 1-year clinical internship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, he embarked upon a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychology at the U of R. He began his career as a faculty member in the Psychology Department at the U of R, then accepted his current tenure-track position in the Faculty of Education.
Ron is currently a Board member of the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. Recently, he became a Registered Doctoral Psychologist through the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists. He has maintained an emphasis on health research throughout his career. He was awarded a New Investigator Establishment grant through the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. The purpose of this research is to investigate the sources of negative stress and work engagement among teachers (K-12) in Regina and Saskatoon, and the relations between these factors and subsequent health problems, intentions to retire early, and work-related commitment. He has published numerous health-related research articles and book chapters (mostly pertaining to seniors) and presented his research at national and international conferences.
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