Matthew Martinez

Researcher, Fors Marsh Group

Matthew Martinez is a researcher for the Fors Marsh Group.  He received his PhD in anthropology from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and was a Mercatus Center Adam Smith fellow during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years. His research explores how societies become more open, inclusive and prosperous. He focuses specifically on the problems confronted by societies aspiring towards openness while ethnically-marked competing coalitions form large proportions of their populations. Matthew earned his MA and BA in anthropology from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He was a Mercatus Center Frederic Bastiat fellow.