Shantal Marshall, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Shantal MarshallPh.D. Social Psychology, Stanford University
B.A. Psychology and Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

LAS Building, Office 255
Phone: (702) 992-2684

Dr. Shantal Marshall was the first in her family to attend college, earning her BA in psychology and sociology from UCLA in 2004 and her PhD from Stanford University in social psychology in 2011. She has instructed children from first grade up to and including PhD students and has always had a passion for teaching well. In 2011 she was the first to receive the Award for Innovative Teaching from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Dr. Marshall’s research focuses on the way that individuals construct their concept of race through their consumption of popular culture and how it affects their understanding of identity, inequality, and stereotypes. In her free time she likes to dance Zumba and watch sci-fi shows on Netflix.

Courses taught
  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • PSY 210 Introduction to Statistics
  • PSY 307 Educational Psychology
  • PSY 375 Advanced Research Method
  • PSY 460 Social Psychology
  • PSY 468 Psychology of Inequality
  • SOC 414 Pop Culture
Undergraduate research

 Dr. Marshall runs the Media, Identity, and Social Attitudes (MISA) lab that allows interested undergraduates to take part in the research process as trained research assistants. We run studies asking NSC students to participate in research for prizes or cash payment. If you're interested, sign up to be on the list of potential participants.