Dr. Isiah Marshall Jr.
Isiah Marshall Jr.,
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Bachelor of Social Work Program
Office: 109 Coltrane Hall
BA, Texas Southern University, 1996
MSW, Howard University, 1998
Ph.D., Howard University, 2008
Isiah Marshall Jr., PhD, MSW, a native of Houston, Texas, is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the CSWE accredited Bachelor of Social Work Program here at Winston-Salem State University. Dr. Marshall currently teaches the Field Instruction sequence (SOW 3641 & 4641) and the Social Work Methods sequence (SOW 3375 & 3376). Also, Dr. Marshall occasionally teaches courses in Sociology.
Prior to accepting this position in 2007, he was a lecturer in the Department of Social Work at Bowie State University in Bowie, MD. Also, he has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Social Work at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Marshall earned a BA degree in Psychology from Texas Southern University (Houston, Texas) and he received both the Master of Social Work degree (concentration in Gerontology) and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Sociology (concentrations in Urban Sociology and Criminology) from Howard University (Washington, DC). Prior to his academic appointments, he was employed as a Director of Social Work in several long-term care facilities in the Baltimore/Washington area and he was a licensed graduate social worker (LGSW) in the District of Columbia and the State of Maryland. He has presented scholarly work at national and international conferences; his research and practice interests include social work education and oppressed populations. Dr. Marshall has published scholarly work in the Caribbean Journal of Social Work, Social Work and Health Care, Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies and the Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Most recently, Dr. Marshall has co-authored a book with Dr. Michele K. Lewis (Psychological Sciences) titled LGBT Psychology: Research Perspectives and People of African Descent (Springer). The book focuses on issues of gender identity and expression within the African Diaspora.
As a community organizer, Dr. Marshall is on the Adventures in Learning (AIL) planning board with the Shepherd Center of Greater Winston-Salem and the Family Services Inc. Head Start Policy Council here in Winston-Salem. In his spare time, Dr. Marshall sings bass with the Trinity AME Zion Sanctuary Choir of Greensboro, NC and he enjoys black-and-white movies.