About

Renee Shelby is a strategist, cultural sociologist, and a writer.

Renee Shelby is a cultural sociologist.

 
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Renee Shelby is an Atlanta-based strategist, researcher, and writer. Previously, she taught sociology courses at GSU and trained restaurant staff on how to pour a proper glass of wine. She’s also a PhD candidate at Georgia Tech, and a Carnegie Mellon/ACLS Fellow. She serves on the board of BURNAWAY.

 

Clients + Collaborations

youthSpark
National Center for Civil & Human Rights
Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation
Fulton County Juvenile Court
GA's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Swanee Hunt Alternatives
The Bobby Jones Golf Course


Capabilities

Analysis
Capacity Building
Communication
Exhibition
Ideation
Interactive
Interviews
Fun
Objects
Problem Solving
Product
Publishing
Research
Stories
Strategy
Writing


Select Press

Vice
Stuff Mom Never Told You
Kotaku
Truthout

 

Let’s work together
I love the process

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Email me at renee.shelby@icloud.com

 

Select Publications

Newer
Techno-Physical Feminism
Feminist Media Studies, 2019

I Incite This Meeting to Rebellion
ROMChip: Journal of Game Histories, 2019

Value-Responsible Design and Sexual Violence Interventions
In The Handbook on Public Criminologies, 2019

'The Pharmacy Prison' with Anthony Hatch
In Silent Cells: The Secret Drugging of Captive America, 2019

Older
Whose Rape Kit?
Theoretical Criminology, 2018

How Do Black Lives Matter in Teaching, Lab Practices, and Research? Catalyst, 2017

Rising Inequality and the Fading American Dream
A Focus on Social Problems, 2016

Obscuring Sexual Crime: Media Representations of Violence in Megan’s Law
Criminal Justice Studies, 2014

 

Renee Shelby
is a strategist