Marlon is a doctoral student in the department of educational psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. His research investigates racial violence, coping and and the psychosocial phenomena affecting students of color in education. He serves as a clinical trainee in university and community based settings. Marlon is a licensed clinical social worker and has 7 years of experience as a counselor/therapist. He earned his B.A. in Psychology and his M.S. in Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin.