Marlisha Marcellin

“My mission centers around cultivating learning environments where every student’s multifaceted identity is not only recognized but actively celebrated. I believe that when we affirm and embrace these identities, we unlock boundless potential for academic advancement and personal growth in every student.”


Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Candidate in English, Michigan State University
  • Master in African American and African Diaspora Studies, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Bachelor Africana Studies, Binghamton University

Year Joined Franklin


In My Spare Time…

In my spare time, I enjoy reading, cooking, and trying new restaurants on the weekends.