Xaris A. Martínez

Executive Assistant


1317 W. Pettigrew St. L302


(919) 660-3610



Xaris (pronounced HA-ri'z) A. Martínez (ella/she/her/hers) is an executive assistant and project manager at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University. A native Californian raised in Guatemala, Martínez has a BA, summa cum laude, in history from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MA in southern studies from the University of Mississippi, and was a PhD student in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for four years. She has worked at the Southern Documentary Project and Southern Cultures and served as a bi-lingual teaching assistant for courses in history, southern studies, global studies, and women's and gender studies.


Xaris A. Martínez