Paula Martino completed her graduate work at the University of Maryland with a Master's Thesis entitled "The Hagia Triada Sarcophagus: Interconnections Between Crete and Egypt in the Late Bronze Age."
In the years since Paula has been an active, innovative and award-winning adjunct professor at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata campus. She regularly teaches both traditional and on-line courses in Art Appreciation, the Art of Western Civilization, the Art of the Ancient Americas, and the Art of the Italian Renaissance. From 2005-2007 Paula developed a travel study abroad course for the Art of Western Civilization I and traveled with students to Italy and Greece 2005-2007. She participated as a faculty assistant and guest lecturer in Mayan art and architecture as part of the CSM Belize travel study course developed by Prof. Paul Billeter, 2004-2007.
Paula is an active member of the Archaeological Society of Maryland, Archaeological Institute of America, and the Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, D.C, and has participated in archaeological fieldwork in the area.