Marla received her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Georgia in 2006 and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia’s Institute of Higher Education. She began working at the University of West Georgia in 2013, and joined the eCampus team in 2016 as an Educational Program Specialist. As a certified Qualtrics Technical Expert, she designs and analyzes surveys, and implements a wide range of customized process solutions. She conducts quantitative research, assesses learning outcomes, manages course and faculty evaluations, and contributes to the annual Fact Book. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time outside with her husband, sons, and dogs.