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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
  • Integrative Wellness
  • Yoga
  • Shananism
  • Life Coaching
  • Reiki

Research Interests

  • Integrative Wellness
  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Aphasia
  • Attention
  • Cognition

Programs of Study

Research Summary

Dr. Marshall specializes in integrative wellness, mindfulness, and other complementary approaches to living a balanced life. With the importance of wellness in stroke prevention, her research includes not only individuals with aphasia, but also stress and wellness in the student population. In addition, she is developing a multi-dimensional and integrative assessment of wellness.


Rebecca Shisler Marshall, PhD (CCC-SLP) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Special Education at the University of Georgia. She is also a mindfulness instructor, certified life coach and yoga instructor, reiki master, and shamanic practitioner. Her primary research interests include integrative wellness for individuals with aphasia, as well as for college students.


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