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Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication
Shelby earned her MA in English from Wayne State University in 2015. She is currently completing her Ph.D in English with a focus in Film and Media Studies, also at Wayne State. Her research focuses on Afrofuturism, ecocriticism, and black feminist theories of the human. Shelby has taught courses ranging from first-year writing to African American Literature to Gender and Television to The History of Video Games at various institutions, including Wayne State, Oakland Community College, College for Creative Studies, and Florida Atlantic University. When she isn't busy teaching, she enjoys cooking and baking, going to punk shows, and spending time with her family and pets.