Shelby Cadwell

Adjunct Faculty
PhD, Wayne State University, 2022;

View some of Shelby Cadwell‘s work

Shelby Cadwell is is interested in Afrofuturism, science fiction film and television, comics and graphic novels, popular culture, video games,  animation, horror, gender studies, film history.

Professional Experience

Instructor at College for Creative Studies, Florida Atlantic University, Oakland Community College, and Wayne State University. Rumble Fellow (dissertation completion) at Wayne State University. Courses taught include Film History, Intro to Film, Film Theory, Film Criticism, Gender and Television, History of Video Games, History of Animation, Graphic Novels, African American Literature, Introduction to the Novel & Short Stories, Basic Writing, Intro to College Writing, Foundations in Writing. Other professional experience: chair of the Wayne Pop conference, editor in chief of and president of Kino Club 313 (Wayne State’s film and media student organization), president of GEOC (AFT Local #6123), vice representative of the Student Caucus of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.

Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions

Cadwell, Shelby. “Binti: The Complete Trilogy Book Review.” Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, vol. 49, no. 1, 2020, pp. 108-110.

Cadwell, Shelby. “The Lobster: DVD Review.” Science Fiction Film and Television, vol. 11, no. 1, 2018, pp. 136-139.