Professor Marston’s specialties lie in the area of corporate finance. Her research has primarily focused on financial analyst forecasts and recommendations and includes papers that examine strategic analyst coverage of firms, conflicts of interest and analyst recommendations, and the properties of and use of financial analysts’ forecasts of long-term earnings growth. She teaches courses in advanced corporate finance with a focus on valuation and restructuring, private equity, and gender and organizational value.

Professor Marston has published work various academic and professional journals, including The Journal of Finance; The Review of Financial Studies; The Journal of Financial Economics; Financial Management; Financial Analysts’ Journal; and Journal of Applied Finance. She has presented her work at regional, national, and international conferences. She has also served on the program and competitive paper award committees for the Financial Management Association.