Faculty Profile for Marsha N Burney

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Marsha N Burney
Senior Lecturer — Department of Communication Studies
CENT 319
phone: (512) 245-6052

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Marsha Burney teaches various communication studies classes. In the past she has also worked in San Antonio teaching communication classes and worked in Student Affairs. She takes particular interest in Diversity Communication and Health Communication as she works on grants related in the area of Health Communication. She is a co-curator for TEDx.

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals of Human Communication
Public Speaking
Advanced Public Speaking
Event Planning
Diversity Communication
Small Group Communication

Research Interests

Diversity Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Health Communication

Selected Grants

  • Burns, Michael Edward, Farris, Kristen Nacole LeBlanc, Burney, Marsha N. TEDxTexasStateUniversity, Common Experience, Texas State University, $1000. (Funded: December 2018). Grant.
  • Villagran, Melinda Morris (Principal), Burney, Marsha N (Supporting), Keeley-Vassberg, Maureen (Supporting). Networx: A Virtual Safety Net to Improve Postpartum Health, St Davids Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $209633. (Submitted: October 2017, Funded: January 2018 - July 2019). Grant.
  • Villagran, Melinda Morris (Principal), Villagran, Paul David (Co-Principal), Burney, Marsha N. Sexual Health Assessment and Risk Education, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Federal, $900000. (Funded: September 30, 2015 - September 30, 2018). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Student Government Task Force
September 7, 2018-Present
Health Communication Search Committee
September 6, 2018-Present
Department Publicity Team
August 2017-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
August 1, 2017-Present
Helped organize event
Translational Health Reserch - Health Scholar Showcase
February 10, 2017-Present