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BioShannon Pufahl is a Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program. She teaches fiction, creative nonfiction, and writing across genres. She was a Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford, where she received a Centennial award, the University's highest honor for teaching assistants. She has published essays in The Threepenny Review and elsewhere, on topics ranging from John Brown and the Antebellum Midwest, to personal memoir. Her novel, On Swift Horses, about gambling, sex, and the post-war American West, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books.
Shannon is also a PhD candidate in American Literature and Culture at the University of California, Davis. Her dissertation traces the animal welfare movement in the U.S. from its origins in the 19th-century, through the intense debates about animal life, suffering, and intelligence at century's end, and into the young adult animal novels of the early 20th-century.
She is the co-coordinator of The Writer's Studio, a weekly workshop series sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Storytelling Project, and the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking. She also teaches in the Stanford Arts Intensive and online in Summer Session.
Visiting Scholar, Classics
BioDr. Natalia Pulyavina is Associate Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia. She founded Next-Gen Lab Plekhanov (creative innovation centre in Plekhanov University) in 2017. She is also the holder of a patent on the innovative teaching method "Virtual Corporation". Learned Design Thinking at Stanford d.school. She was Visiting Researcher, Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (Heidelberg University, Germany). She is working closely with leading researchers to understand the forecasts of transcultural communication, specifically in large corporations. Now she is doing research in developing corporate culture of companies in an era of digital transformation.
Sue Purdy Pelosi
Administrative Associate, FSI
Program Associate, Science, Technology and Society
Staff, Science, Technology and Society
BioMore than 12 years in administrative positions at Stanford University
20 years of community service activities in the Bay Area
• Marketing and communications strategies
• Donor relations
• Program ambassador
• Project development and implementation
• Print and web communications
• Community action coordination