College of Humanities & Social Sciences
PhD, Colorado State University, Economics
MS, University of Nevada, Reno, Economics
BA, University of Nevada, Reno, Spanish
BS, University of Nevada, Reno, Economics
Professor of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (2017 - present).
Associate Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Northern Colorado (2014-present).
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (2012 - 2017).
Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure-track, University of Northern Colorado. (2009 - 2012).
Assistant Professor of Economics, Term, University of Northern Colorado. (2008 - 2009).
Lecturer of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (1998 - 2008).
Refugee and Immigrant integration, faculty-led assessment programs, community and civic engagement
Ellis, L., Marston, C., Lightfoot, J. M., Sexton, J., Byrnes, J., Ku, H.-Y., Black, K. (2015). Faculty Professional Development in Student Learning Assessment: The Assessment Leadership Institute. Research & Practice in Assessment, 10. http://www.rpajournal.com/faculty-professional-development-in-student-learning-assessment-the-assessment-leadership-institute/
Marston, C., Nelson, K., Behr, M. (in press). Invisible and on the Margins: A Demographic Profile of Emerging Refugee Population in Northern Colorado. International Journal of Migration and Residential Mobility.
Nelson, K., Marston, C. (2015). Incorporating Service Learners in Community Engaged Research: Experiential Application of Social Science Perspectives and Research Methods. The Journal of Educational Research and Innovation, 4(1), 1-17.
Behr, M., Marston, C., Nelson, K. (2014). Bridge to Graduation: Evaluation of a High School Dropout Prevention Program for Latino Males. Journal for the Education of Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR), 19, 215-228.
2013 UNC Engaged Faculty Scholar Award