Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Markel Quarles

Director of Career Management Center


  • Ed.D., University of California at Santa Barbara, 2010
  • M.A., California Polytechnic State University, 2003
  • B.S., California Polytechnic State University, 1998


  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Arkansas Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Mountain Pacific Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Career Development Association
  • Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • California Institute for Educational Leadership
  • National Athletic Advisors Association
  • National Academic Advising Association
  • College Reading and Learning Association


Dr. Markel Quarles has worked in higher education for 14 years and has served in teaching, administration, and counseling capacities. Having served on numerous advisory boards and committees, he has also facilitated numerous workshops and trainings on topics including cross-generational management, career development, and academic success.