Dr. Shantella Sherman is an award-winning journalist and historian with more than 30 years' experience, whose work investigates the historical role of eugenic classifications in the shaping of U.S. social, educational, and popular culture. Dr. Sherman publishes Acumen Magazine and serves as the Special Editions Editor for The Washington Informer newspaper.
Dr. Shantella Sherman
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A renewed interest in Eugenics -- its history and its trajectory -- has given Dr. Shantella Sherman a lot to talk, write, and lecture about in the last three years. This article explores her work,
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For nearly a decade, the long-running British soap opera, Coronation Street, has placed characters Carla Connor and Peter Barlow firmly in each other's sights. Intense, passionate, and wholly disastrous, Dr. Sherman examines actress Alison King's portrayal of Carla Cconnor -- as the woman behind one of the most celebrated (and despised) characters in British television history.
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Introduction to the Genetic Genius special edition of The Washington Informer, examining the DNA-genealogy research and genetic sequencing as popular trends.
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