Livingston S. Marshall, PhD

Dr. Livingston S. Marshall was born in Nassau, Bahamas but grew up in George Town, Exuma, Bahamas where most of his family still resides. He attended the Government High school for two years and completed his high School education at the Exuma Senior High School (now L. N. Coakley Secondary and High School).

After receiving a full Track & Field scholarship to attend Hampton University in 1985, Dr. Marshall earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Science from Hampton University (1985) and a Ph.D. in Marine Science from The College of William & Mary (1992). He is the first Bahamian to have received a Ph.D. in Marine Science.

In 2003 Dr. Marshall joined The Office of The Prime Minister (OPM) in Nassau,

Bahamas as a Science Advisor. This position conferred the responsibilities of offering scientific advice to the OPM and Prime Minister on a range of environmental, scientific, legislative and policy related matters. Primary collaborating Government and NGO stakeholders included Ministries of Education, Tourism, Agriculture Fisheries & Local Government, and Environmental Health. He also worked closely with the Bahamas Environmental Science and Technology Commission, The College of the Bahamas, and The Bahamas National Trust.

Dr. Marshall is the father of two daughters (Lauren Marshall-Johnson and Ivana Marshall) and one son, James Marshall. Dr. Marshall still enjoys watching Track and Field and is an avid reader and occasional Gym/exercise enthusiast.



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