Marie K. Shanahan

Storrs, CT

Marie K. Shanahan is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Connecticut. She spent 17 years as a reporter and online news editor before joining the faculty at UConn's nationally accredited journalism program. She teaches digital newsgathering techniques, various forms of multimedia storytelling and online ethics. Her academic research explores online commenting, anonymous online speech, digital defamation and online reputation. Admittedly, she spends way too much time on social media.

  • Work
    • University of Connecticut
  • Education
    • BA, University of Connecticut, 1994; MS, Quinnipiac University, 2010