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Rebecca Shisler Marshall

  • Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education (Communication Sciences and Disorders)

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Office Location

534 Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Aphasia
  • Working Memory
  • Attention
  • Mindfulness Meditaiton
  • Complementary and Alternative Treatments

Research Interests

  • aphasia
  • attention
  • meditation
  • yoga
  • cognition
  • integrative medicine

Programs of Study

Research Summary

Dr. Marshall specializes in aphasia, attention, aging, and integrative medicine. Her resent areas of research include exploring the interplay of attention and language, and complementary treatment for attention and aphasia, such as mindfulness meditation. Further interests include the deficits of working memory and executive function in both healthy aging and post-stroke populations.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
PhD Experimental Cognitive Psychology University of South Carolina 1999
MSP Speech-Language Pathology University of South Carolina 1998
MA Experimental Cognitive Psychology University of South Carolina 1996
BA Psychology University of South Carolina 1994