Assistant Professor of American Religions, University of Rochester
- PCT16: Loving While Black: Critical Reflections
- HS14: Womanist Genealogies: Community Building through Education and Religious Embodiment
Conā Marshall’s teaching and research interests focus on womanism, Black feminism, the Black church (as an institution), and African American public religious rhetoric. Dr. Marshall arrived at the University of Rochester from Pennsylvania where she was Director and Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Lebanon Valley College. She served one year as a postdoctoral fellow with the Frederick Douglass Institute at University of Rochester prior to joining the Religion and Classics Department. She received her PhD from the Department of African American and African Studies with a concentration in Cultural Rhetorics within the Writing, Rhetoric and Culture Department at Michigan State University, and is the author of the upcoming book, Ain’t I a Preacher?: Black Women’s Preaching Rhetoric.