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Marshall Williams

Director of Admissions

Marshall (he/him/his) has served as Director of Admissions for the Hugh Hodgson School of Music since 2019. Marshall earned a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Georgia in 2019, and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from East Carolina University in 2016. Before coming to UGA, he was a choral director and piano teacher in eastern North Carolina.

Along with his work in the School of Music, Marshall is a student in UGA's Ph.D. in Education (College Student Affairs Administration) program. He is also an active member of the College Student Educators International (ACPA), the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA), and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Marshall's research focuses on the mental health and well-being of college students, students' experiences in postsecondary institution admissions processes, and LGBTQ+ students' experiences in higher education.


Ph.D. Student in Education – University of Georgia
M.M. in Choral Conducting – University of Georgia
B.M. in Music Education – East Carolina University

Research Interests:

  • Mental health and well-being of college students.
  • Students' experiences in postsecondary institution admissions processes.
Articles Featuring Marshall Williams

Marshall Williams is the director of admissions for the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA) 

May 19, 2024 by

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