University Profiles

Joseph Martinelli

Joseph J. Martinelli, Ed.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Educational Studies

Department of Educational Studies


Professor Martinelli specializes in Educational Technologies with a focus on web applications and multimedia design.

Joe Martinelli specializes in the area of Electronic Educational Technologies with a focus on the integrating of electronic technologies into the curriculum, multimedia technologies, web page design, graphic communications, production of instructional materials, and current issues in education. Previously he had served as the associate director of Seton Hall's CEAS program, an 18-Credit Accelerated Teacher Certification Program. Committee work at Seton Hall includes: TLTR Subcommittee, Emerging Technologies, 2007 - Present; Faculty IT Committee, 2001 - Present; Oral Communication Proficiency, 2006 , TLTR Subcommittee, Evaluation & Assessment:, 2006 - 2007, IT NCATE Social Consciousness Committee, 2005 - 2007, and Copyright Task Team. 2004 - 2005.

He has taught courses in journalism and mass communication at William Paterson University, sports public relations and intermediate composition at FDU- Madison and public relations at Seton Hall University. Areas of interest include digital storytelling, podcasting, electronic gaming in education and how to use technology and literacy to enhance learning. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member at Seton Hall in 2001, Martinelli spent 15 years as an administrator at William Paterson University, working in University Relations.  He specialized in Athletic Communications, Web Design, Multimedia Production and Publications. During his time at William Paterson, he received several citations of excellence for his feature writing and web design abilities.


  • Ed.D., Seton Hall University, 2008
  • Ed.S, Seton Hall University, 2001
  • MS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1983



Office Phone
(973) 275-2733


Office Location
Room 429
Jubilee Hall


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