Anita M. S. Marshall, PhD

Geologist. Educator. Photographer.


University of Florida Department of Geological Sciences

Anita, a fair skinned female with long dark blonde hair wearing a blue shirt, smiles for the camera.
Dr. Anita Marshall

Welcome to my website! I am a Lecturer and researcher at the University of Florida, Gainesville. My primary research area is Geoscience Education, where I research academic and social engagement and geoscience field learning. Most of this research centers around diversity and inclusion of underrepresented groups in STEM, primarily people with disabilities. I also research topics in volcanology through the use of near-surface geophysics to examine eruptive deposits and sub-surface features of phreatomagmatic (water + magma) eruption sites.

In my service role as Director of Operations for the the non-profit International Association for Geoscience Diversity (, I co-coordinate the day-to-day operations of the organization, design and execute accessible & inclusive field trips, create multi-media products, and serve as a mentor and advocate for geoscience students, faculty and professionals with disabilities.