Rubén O. Martinez is a nationally known scholar with expertise in the areas of higher education, race and ethnic relations, and diversity leadership. He is the editor of the Latinos in the United States book series with Michigan State University Press. He recently co-edited (with David J. Leon) the book, Latino College Presidents: In their own Words, in which selected Latinos and Latinas share personal insights and experiences on their pathways to their presidencies at colleges and universities in the U.S. He has co-authored the books A Brief History of Cristo Rey Church in Lansing, MI, Chicanos in Higher Education and Diversity Leadership in Higher Education. He also edited the volume Latinos in the Midwest and is currently co-editing a volume on Occupational Health Disparities among Racial and Ethnic Minorities. Dr. Martinez is widely recognized for his extensive scholarly achievements, his consulting work in higher education and community research projects, and his participation in high-profile projects sponsored by key philanthropic foundations.