Zach Marshall

Dr. Zach Marshall

Assistant Professor of English

Year Started at GU: 2017
Areas of Responsibility:

Composition and Rhetoric

About Zach Marshall

Originally from Ohio, Zach has bounced around the Midwest pursuing higher education.  While studying for his PhD in Madison, Wisconsin, Zach specialized in American literature, media studies, and writing composition.  He is passionate about teaching and finding ways to help all students succeed.  When he's not working in academia, Zach likes to spend time with his wife and daughter and listen to music.


English 100, College Writing Strategies
English 105, Research and Writing

Publications and Presentations

Jan 2018, “Supporting the Substance: Sojourner Truth’s Sonic Tactics,” Modern Language Association, New York City, NY.
Mar 2016, “‘A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp’: Remapping the South, Looking for Black Space,” C19: The Conference for the Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, State College, PA.
Mar 2016, “Critical Perspectives on Writing Center Workshops: A Behind-the-Scenes Look,” Madison Area Writing Center Colloquium, Madison, WI.


Marshall, Zach. “Signs in the Heavens and the Distress of Nations.” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 6.2 (2018).

Marshall, Zach. “Denmark Vesey’s Revolt.” The Racial Violence Encyclopedia. Douglas Flowe and Sowande Muskateem, eds. (forthcoming)
Marshall, Zach. “Teaching Critical Reading with CS/CR.”  Teaching Forum: English Department at the University of Wisconsin Madison (30 November 2016).  Available online at

Professional Affiliations

  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Modern Language Association
  • Society for the Study of American Women Writers
  • C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists