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After completing Bachelors Degrees in French Commercial Studies and Advertising, Marshall completed a Master of Arts in European Union Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in May 2018.


As part of the Masters requirements, Marshall wrote a defended his thesis entitled “A Comparison of the Impact of Far-Right Parties on the Effectiveness of Integration Between Wallonia and Quebec.”

Preliminary Findings Presentation at EU Day [image]

Thesis Defense [image]

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During the two-year program, Marshall took courses in a variety of subject-areas including:

  • Arabic (2-time FLAS Fellow)
  • Educational Policy Studies
    • Education and Globalization
    • Globalization of Higher Education
  • European Union Studies
    • Dialogue on Europe
    • EU Institutions & Governance
    • The EU in a Global Context
    • Research Design & Technique
    • Immigration, Integration & the EU
  • French
    • History of the French Language
    • Language and Minorities in Europe
    • Contemporary France
  • German
    • Beginning German II
    • Intermediate German I

Experiential Learning

Washington, D.C. Trip (March 2017)

  • Marshall was selected as one of six students to attend a professional development trip to Washington, D.C.
  • The cohort met with their local representatives, governmental organizations, and multiple think tanks to discuss the impact of the UIUC EU Center.
EU Delegation in Washington, D.C.

15th Annual EU Day (March 15, 2017)

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