Meet the Faculty

Shannan  Palma

Shannan Palma

Faculty Director of Writing and Digital Communication and Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6201
Office Location: Buttrick 102A

Office Hours: Spring 2019
Monday, 4:00-6:30 p.m. in the CDVL
and by appointment

Academic Degrees

B.A., The Ohio State University

Ph.D., Emory University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Palma’s teaching interests include transmedia storytelling; feminism, myth, and new media; podcasting; film and television studies; and fairy tales, cyborgs, and post-humanism. Her current research focuses on fairy tale logic and crises of entitlement in online misogyny. Her larger project focuses on the utility of theories of myth to feminist movement.


Gold Award in the AVA Digital Awards for website production: Emory Global (project lead), 2019.

Collegiate Advertising Awards Bronze for website design: Emory Global (project lead), 2018.

Professional Activities

Professor Palma maintains active memberships in the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, National Women’s Studies Association, and International Association of Business Communicators.

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