Philip Marshall has consulted and taught in the field of preservation for thirty years. Mr. Marshall has combined two undergraduate degrees (in geology and studio art) from Brown University and a M.S. in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont with field experience in construction and conservation.
Since 1980, Mr. Marshall has held faculty positions in graduate and undergraduate preservation programs at the University of Vermont, Columbia University, Swain School of Design, Southeastern Massachusetts University (UMass Dartmouth) and Roger Williams University, since 1990, where he is tenured as a full professor.
In his capacity as an advisor to Heritage Preservation, Mr. Marshall has undertaken architectural conservation assessments for many organizations including the Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island Historical Society, and the Paul Revere House.
Since 1989, Mr. Marshall has served as associate and architectural conservator for the Hopi Foundation: Lomasumi'nangwtukwsiwmani, working on development and implementation preservation projects of the Hopi Nation in Arizona, to help preserve Hopi millennia-old structures. He has presented at international conferences hosted by Shu-Te University and the National Center for Research and Preservation of Cultural Properties in Taiwan, ROC.
Mr. Marshall is on the board of trustees of United States ICOMOS (US/ICOMOS), a member of the International Training Committee (ICOMOS/CIF), and a founding member of the Worldwide Network of Universities, established by ICOMOS/CIF. He is a board member of Preserve Rhode Island. Mr. Marshall is a member of American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), having served as past chair of Subcommittee E06.24 on Building Preservation and Rehabilitation Technology.