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Shari Arnold

Instructor    Graduate Teaching Instructor

Shari is a PhD student focusing on Literary Studies in English. Her primary research focuses on how pop culture informs and complicates the intersections between race, class, and gender, with a specific emphasis on stereotypes of African American women in literature, television, and film. Her pedagogical approach prioritizes the use of difference and diversity as a powerful teaching mechanism, and she seeks to continue promoting safe spaces for marginalized voices throughout various academic spaces. Shari enjoys cooking, traveling, and music festivals in her free time, and she volunteers as a mentor to high school students in various Metro-Atlanta organizations.