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Martin, Cynthia Burns

Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness / Professor of Business Administration

Phone: 603.428.2214

Cynthia Burns Martin

Degrees, Certifications

MBA, Boston University
AB, English Literature, Smith College

Professional Background, Scholarship Highlights

Professor Martin has served New England College for more than three decades, primarily teaching courses in the area of Business Administration, in the Management Division. During her career, she has served as Assistant Dean of the Management Division, Chair of the Management Collegium, and Chair of the Social Sciences Division. She has also served as Assistant Dean for Special Projects and coordinated several institutional self-studies for accreditation.


  • New England College. Arcadia Publishing, 2016.
  • Vinalhaven Island's Maritime Industries. Arcadia Publishing, 2015.
  • Bodwell Granite Company Store & the Community of Vinalhaven, Maine, 1859–1919, Maine History, 2012.

Personal Interests

Cynthia Burns Martin has a strong interest in the technological, economic, political, and social changes that impacted domestic life in rural New England, during the 18th and 19th centuries. Nowadays, she spends a lot of her free time in dusty archives, courthouses, and town halls in small villages, engaged in primary document research that leads to various writing projects. In the past, she spent 15years as a licensed emergency medical technician, employed by municipal ambulance services in Henniker, New Hampshire, and on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine.