Martin, W. Allen
- Existence: 1979-2010
William Allen Martin taught Sociology at The University of Texas at Tyler from 1977 as an Assistant Professor to his retirement in 2011 when he was named Professor Emeritus of Sociology. A member of the Association of American University Professors as well as the Texas Association of College Teachers, Martin served as campus representative and officer and worked to secure intellectual property rights in distance education programs. The subject of Martin's sociological work ranged from the demography of of early 1900s Galveston, Texas to business development of the Hawaiian Islands. Martin's The Urban Community was published in 2004.