Dr. Charlotte Marshall Powell is fueled by opportunities to connect people with research that makes a lasting impact. Knowing the usefulness of data in developing innovative solutions, Dr. Marshall Powell joined Barna in July 2021 as Vice President of Research. Prior to joining Barna, Dr. Marshall Powell served as a Senior Researcher at ACSI, was a tenure track psychology professor and taught undergraduate and graduate psychology courses. She holds a B.A in Psychology from Spelman College, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Delaware.
Originally from Portland, Oregon, Dr. Marshall Powell was raised and nurtured by parents and siblings who instilled the importance of living a principled life. She loves nature and finds a walking trail wherever she goes. She is a certified doula and in her spare time, she can be found sharing food from her garden, and above all, valuing her faith and spending time with her husband and family.