The criminal justice instructor earns a Celebration of Teaching award for her dedication to UI&U learners
Dr. Ellen Marshall, coordinator and instructor for Union Institute & University’s online criminal justice program, was honored recently by the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities for her exceptional dedication to the teaching profession and to her learners. At a luncheon held at Xavier University, the GCCCU paid tribute to Dr. Marshall by presenting to her a Celebration of Teaching award.
“She’s a superstar,” said Dr. Carolyn Turner, dean of UI&U’s undergraduate programs, of Dr. Marshall. “She understands the needs of the adult learner and she plays an invaluable role at UI&U with regards to the development, implementation, and oversight of the criminal justice program. And her experience and first-hand knowledge make her an exceptional instructor.”
As a Delaware police officer, Dr. Marshall was assigned to the Patrol Division, Special Operations Division, and the Criminal Investigations Division. She earned a Ph.D. in psychology from the UI&U, focusing on police psychology and traumatic stress in the emergency services. Dr. Marshall is currently writing a text on traumatic stress in law enforcement and developing a Reintegration Program for officers returning from military deployment. A lifelong learner, she is working on her third graduate degree in educational leadership and a certificate program in educational technologies. Dr. Marshall also served as a faculty advisor for UI&U’s undergraduate program in psychology. In addition to her work at UI&U, Dr. Marshall also serves as a faculty member in the Criminal Justice Department for Delaware Technical & Community College.