Department of Intercultural Affairs

Alison Martinez is a senior from Brooklyn, NY at the University at Albany majoring in Sociology with a minor in Leadership Studies. She transferred to UAlbany in Fall 2017 from Wells College. Since arriving, she has been a member of ASUBA; serving on the Political Action Committee, The Promise, Two in a Half and as an intern for the Department of Intercultural Student Engagement. As an ISE intern, she initiated the BSC grant, which provides funding for undergraduates to attend the BSC at Yale University.

Prior to gaining her position, Alison also interned for Student Association's Intercultural Affairs where she became part of Conversations For Change, advocating for current issues affecting students on campus. As Director of Intercultural Affairs for the 2018-2019 school year she plans to reinforce the importance of diversity and inclusivity. She also hopes to increase communication between all cultural organizations to encourage positive relationships with one another. She intends on completing this task by holding high profile events that promote cultural diffusion, integration, and the importance of diversity on a University Campus.

Feel free to contact Alison with ideas you may have and any questions, comments, or concerns or vist her office hours.

Alison Martinez
Director of Intercultural Affairs