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Dr. Thomas M. Martin

Dr. Tom Martin
  • Executive Director

Contact Information

  • Department: Center for Economic Develop (CEDET)
  • Office: BTC 147
  • Mailing Address: BTC 147
  • Email:
  • Phone: 622-2334

Dr. Thomas M. Martin is the Executive Director of the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship & Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University. CEDET provides guidance and assists EKU faculty and staff, along with communities, entrepreneurs, businesses, industries, institutions and government with accelerating innovation and economic development.

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Martin was Senior Fellow for Research and Economic Policy at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Dr. Martin earned his doctorate in Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2008, an MBA from Eastern Kentucky University in 2001, and was a Visiting Professor of Government at Eastern Kentucky University from 2008-2011. 

He is a member of the Kentucky Statewide EPSCoR Committee, Kentucky Campus Compact, on the Board of Advisors for At The Gap Solutions, and President of the Eastern Kentucky University International Alumni Association. 

Dr. Martin and his wife Veronica reside in Danville, Kentucky.  They have three children, Brandi 21, Daniel 19, and Grace 16.


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
CCT 304SApplied EntrepreneurshipMW 3:35pm-4:50pm Business & Technology Complex 168Spring 2018
MGT 301Principles of Management (NB)M 6:00pm-9:00pm Business & Technology Complex 049Spring 2018
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