Xavier Martínez-Rivera is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Bates College. He earned his Ph.D. at Iowa State University, in 2017, under the supervision of Leslie Hogben. Xavier grew up in Puerto Rico, where he earned a mathematics B.S. from University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez.
Xavier's primary research interests reside in the areas of linear algebra, combinatorial matrix theory and combinatorics.