Dr. Marianna Footo-Linz, MU-ADVANCE Mentor
Professor of Psychology
B.A. (Psychology), Marshall University
M.A. (Clinical Psychology), Marshall University
Ph.D. (Developmental Psychology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Footo-Linz is the Coordinator of the Psy.D.
Program at Marshall University. In this role,
Dr. Footo-Linz oversees numerous aspects of the
program, including the admissions component,
curriculum development, student recruitment,
practicum placements, and the organization of
She also serves as a senior faculty mentor for Dr.
Wendy Williams, a MU-ADVANCE Faculty Fellow.
In this role, Dr. Footo-Linz meets weekly with Dr.
Williams to discuss an array of topics from
departmental issues to publication to how to find
and apply for grant funding.
Dr. Footo-Linz teaches Introductory Psychology,
Developmental Psychology, and Personality at the
undergraduate level, as well as a graduate course in
Service and Outreach
Dr. Footo-Linz serves as a
Mental Health Consultant for both the Cabell and
Wayne County Head Start Programs, where she is
involved in parent traning, classroom observation,
assessment, and behavioral consultation.
Currently, she serves on
the following committees: Higher Education Learning
Program (HELP) Oversight Committee, the Women's
Studies Committee, Psy.D. Program Committee, the
Psy.D. Admissions Committee, the Psychology Graduate
Curriculum Committee, and the Clinical Student
Search Committee. She also serves as a board
member for the Child Development Academy at Marshall
University. She is a Lead Delegate for the
National Council of Schools and Programs in
Professional Psychology and is a member of the
Society for Research in Child Development.
telephone: (304) 696-2774
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