Ph.D., Indiana University, 2007
Dr. Marshall is a historian of the African American experience, slavery, the antebellum South, and women and gender. Focusing on intersections of gender, race, and class, his research examines the resistance efforts of enslaved women runaways in 19th century South Carolina. His work has appeared in the Journal of Slavery & Abolition and he has contributed entries on slave resistance to The Encyclopedia of Slavery in the Americas and Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia.
Dr. Marshall currently teaches survey courses in U.S. and African American history, when he uses progressive teaching methods to help students master history and strengthen their academic skills. He previously taught introductory and upper-level courses in African American and women's history at Agnes Scott College, University of Delaware, Mount Holyoke College, and Indiana University.