Professor Marcel specializes in strategic management and various theories of decision making and corporate governance. His current research emphasizes CEO successions and corporate director reputation.

Professor Marcel worked in the banking industry before becoming an academic. He has published research addressing top management teams and firm performance. He has also published research on corporate governance and has conducted several research projects exploring the role of managerial decision making. Professor Marcel is a graduate of Georgia State University, where he received several awards for his research and teaching.