Leadership Team

Margaret Marshall
Margaret Marshall
Director, Office of University Writing

Margaret Marshall received her doctoral degree from the joint program in English and education at the University of Michigan in 1991. Before joining Auburn in 2010 as professor of English and director of the Office of University Writing, Marshall served as director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Writing Center and as the director of English composition at the University of Miami. She also served as assistant provost and associate director of the Reinvention Center, an organization that grew out of the Boyer Commission Report that works to improve undergraduate education at research universities. Marshall served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya, taught English as a Second Language (ESL) at the University of Colorado’s Economic Institute, and developmental reading and ESL at West Texas State University before beginning her doctoral degree studies.

The author of three books and numerous articles, Marshall’s research and teaching interests include 19th-century American rhetoric and public discourse, composition theory and pedagogy, teacher education, and history of American education.

Last updated: January 29, 2019