Press, etc.

PRESS COVERAGE

Media Coverage Re: Research

Interviewed for Vogue Magazine, “Sex Object,” published January 2019

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Still from Vogue’s “Sex Object”

Interviewed for Vice Magazine, “How Women Really Feel About Sex Robots” March 31, 2016

Interviewed for Flash Forward about Sex Robots, “Love at First Bot” February 9, 2016

Interviewed for Would You Have Sex with A Robot? Internet Explorer Buzzfeed Podcast, November 4, 2015

Grinding Research Featured in Magazine, Vox Magazine, March 13, 2014

NONACADEMIC WORK

Design Fiction (2014-2017)

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Outside of research and teaching, Shelly is a part of an artistic collaboration with Ernesto D. Morales. Together they produce speculative design projects for the fictional design consultancy, Object Solutions. Together, they comment on visions of an optimized future:

With a dose of dark humor, we dissect everyday challenges and propose technological solutions for each point of imperfection.

The project has been exhibited at several galleries and arts institutions across the US, and Morales and Ronen have led performative workshops in which participants engage in generating specialized inventions for everyday life. See some of the inventions for Love, or buy the self-published Love Optimized volume.

Academic Labor (2013-2018)

Screen Shot 2016-07-15 at 1.29.22 PMIn 2014, Shelly served as an elected member of the bargaining committee in union negotiations for a contract between the NYU administration and Graduate Student Organizing Committee / United Auto Workers (GSOC/UAW). Shelly was an active member of the Academic Workers for a Democratic Union (NYU-AWDU). In 2014, Shelly served as an elected member of the bargaining committee in union negotiations for a contract between the NYU administration and Graduate Student Organizing Committee / United Auto Workers (GSOC/UAW).

 

Media Coverage Re: Activism

From Selma to Madison, a Generation Demands Justice, The Nation, March 16, 2015

A Victory of NYU Grad Employees, The Socialist Worker, March 16, 2015

Graduate Students at NYU Have Reached a Settlement, The Real News, March 15, 2015

NYU Graduate Students Win Historic Victory, The American Prospect, March 13, 2015

Graduate Student Strike Averted at NYU as New Deal with Union is Reached, The Villager, March 12, 2015

NYU Graduate Students Win a Historic Victory for Social Justice Unionism, Waging Non-Violence, March 12, 2015

Gains for Grad Students, Inside Higher Ed, March 11, 2015

Graduate-Student Union Organizers Hail NYU Deal as a Breakthrough, Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 11, 2015

NYU’s Graduate Student Union Just Won a Historic Contract, The Nation, March 11, 2015

NYU, Grad Student Union Reach Agreement on Wage Hike, Benefits, Al Jazeera America, March 10, 2015

NYU Graduate Students Say They Will Strike If Health Care and Wage Demands Are Not Met, Village Voice, March 9, 2015

NYU Grad Workers Demand Raise, Brooklyn News Service, December 5, 2014

Graduate students, NYU still at standstill, Washington Square News, November 12, 2014

Union Busting NYU Provost Finalist for UF Presidency, Gainesville Sun, October 14, 2014

Interviewed About AWDU Landslide, Brooklyn Rail, October 3, 2014

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