Through Dr. Marshall’s experience with research, interest in diversity and inclusion and commitment to equitable leadership practices align with the DRN’s advancement of faculty of color and scholars interested in research among diverse communities. In 2019, Marshall completed her Ph.D. at Eastern Michigan University in Educational Studies with an Urban Education focus. Her research examined a place-based teacher preparation program. While completing her doctoral studies, she became the recipient of the King Chavez Parks Fellowship for future faculty and policy makers.
Marshall’s current research efforts focus on exploring racial socialization and parental influences of African American students. Marshall is a two-time alum from Michigan State University and earned her M.A. in Teaching and Curriculum and B.S. in Retail Management (Business Cognate). Marshall is committed to community engagement and serves on several boards including: Transformation GEMS; Lansing CommUnity Development, and MSU Black Alumni Inc.