Dr. Shannan Palma
Shannan Palma is a writer, a higher education professional, and a career coach for creative and entrepreneurial women. An expert in the ways people use myth to simplify complex experiences of identity and desire, Dr. Palma earned her Ph.D. in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies from Emory University and her B.A. in English from The Ohio State University. Her doctoral research garnered the 2012 biennial Kore Award for Best Dissertation on Women and Mythology.
She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
additional honors and awards
Center for Women Fellowship, CWE, Emory University, 2010-2011 | Writing Center Fellowship, EWC, Emory University, 2009-2010 | Sexuality Studies Teaching Fellowship, Studies in Sexualities, Emory University, 2008-2009 | Piedmont TATTO Fellowship, Piedmont Project, Emory University, 2008-2009 | Merit Fellowship, Department of Women’s Studies, Emory University, 2004-2009 | Private Travel Grant, Administrator: Julie E. Czerneda, 2004 | Teaching Fellowship, Florida State University, 2000-2001 | Graduate Assistantship, Florida State University, 2000-2001 | Phi Beta Kappa, The Ohio State University, 2000 | Honors in the Liberal Arts, Distinction in English, Magna Cum Laude, The Ohio State University, 2000 | Honorable Mention in Classics, (paper title: “Mortality”), 1999 | National Merit Scholarship, The Ohio State University, 1996-2000 | Distinguished Scholarship, The Ohio State University, 1996-2000 | Hendrix Scholarship, The Ohio State University, 1996-2000 | ASC Undergraduate Research Scholarship, The Ohio State University | Eleanor Ruffing Travel Award, The Ohio State University