Research Interests: Infant development, infant feeding and breastfeeding, parent education, child development, college student recruitment, retention, and success
Teaching: Infant Development, Child Development, Advanced Child Development, Personal and Family Financial Management
Selected Professional Presentations
Marshall, L. E. (2013). The influence parents’ attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control, and intentions have on the timing and introduction of complementary foods: An application of the theory of planned behavior (poster). National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Washington, DC.
Marshall, L. E. (2012). Better Brains for Babies: Relationships matter for healthy brain development. Georgia Association on Young Children (GAYC), Duluth, Georgia.
Marshall, L. E., Bales, D. W., Wallinga, C., & Swymer, B. (2011). Introducing the Eat Healthy, Be Active Curriculum. Georgia Association on Young Children (GAYC), Duluth, Georgia.
Stone, H. M. & Marshall, L. E. (2009). National Future Scientists and Educators of Extension. Society for Nutrition Education, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Duggan, E. A. & Marshall, L. E. (2007). Documenting the development of infants and toddlers. Southern Conference on Children, Statesboro, Georgia.
Hinton, J., Herring, A., Garrison, S., & Marshall, L. (2013). Building relationships, empowering students and taking responsibility: The importance of departmental action in promoting student success. Delta Journal of Education, 3(2), 26-38.
Zak-Hunter, L., Marshall, L. E., Arnold, A. L., Consiglio, S., Gale, J., Liddy, C., & Magwitz-Greyson, D. P. (2010). Finding our voices in the face of dominant discourse: A closer look at gender roles’ impact on student clinicians, Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 22(3), 187-202. doi: 10.1080/08952833.2010.499701
Mississippi Breastfeeding Coalition, Elected Board Member, 2013 – present
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Dimensions of Early Childhood, Southern Early Childhood Association, 2013 - present
Society for Research in Child Development Teaching Mentorship Program, 2013 – Present
Better Brains for Babies, Trainer, 2007 - 2013