Dana H. Marshall

Dana H. Marshall

Assistant Professor, Communication, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

Faculty Bio

Dana H. Marshall (Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder) is an Assistant Professor of Communication. She received her M.A. in Communication with a focus in organizational communication from University of Colorado Boulder and her B.A. in Communication (Interpersonal and Organizational concentration) and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches in the Organizational Communication option with background in constitutive theory, professional consulting, and has worked as a speaking coach for multiple MBA programs. 

Prior to returning for her doctorate, Professor Marshall worked for a digital marketing and organizational consulting firm as a content writer, project manager and junior consultant. Her research focuses on the communicative constitution of organizations, organizational policy and regulation in practice, with particular emphasis on authority. Her past research has focused on compliance and regulation in financial institutions.


Marshall, D.H. (Forthcoming). Constituting compliance: Applying qualitative methodologies through a CCO framework. Methods special issue, Journal of International Business Communication.

Shrikant, N., & Marshall, D. H. (2022). Communication dilemmas and race in an Asian American chamber of commerce. Journal of Applied Communication Research (JACR Special Issue on Race).

Shrikant, N., & Marshall, D.H. (2019). ‘I went to debutante school’: Using Southern femininity as a resource to negotiate authority in a Texan workplace interaction. Gender & Language, 13(3).

Kuhn, T., & Marshall, D.H. (2019). The Communicative Constitution of Entrepreneurship. In Oxford Handbook of Collaboration and Entrepreneurship. Oxford University Press: New York, NY.

Marshall, D.H. (2019) Book Review: The agency of organizing: Perspectives and case studies. Management Learning.