- Fulbright Award (1965)
Joseph Martellaro was an associate professor of economics at IU South Bend. In 1962, he was appointed as an assistant professor of economics in the South Bend Center of the Division of University Extension. During his time at IU, he served as a Fulbright lecturer on economic development at the University of Cordoba in Argentina in 1965. In 1966, Martellaro was promoted to associate professor and also served as assistant chairman for the Department of Economics at IU South Bend for the first part of 1967. In August of 1967, he resigned from IU.