Shari Lynn Robinson

Shari Lynn Robinson, pronouns she/her/hers & prefers to be called professor Shari by students, is both a social worker & linguistic anthropologist. Professor Shari has nearly two decades of professional and private social work practice. She also has over two decades of creating & teaching many social work courses and professional development trainings primarily in the areas of aging, anti-Blackness, race, social justice, Trans/Queer studies and whiteness at many institutions across Michigan, Massachusetts & Minnesota. Professor Shari currently lives in the Midwest with an ever-increasing collection of YA novels featuring magical Black girls, mermaids, & Afro-futurism. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, consuming all things related to Star Trek, responding to her ever-growing consultant business, putting to paper the memoir which has been living in her head for over a decade & continuing her love for teaching as an adjunct instructor for the CUSSW since fall 2021.