Shamichael Hallman

Teaching Fellow

Shamichael Hallman currently serves as a Senior Library Manager of the historic Cossitt Library in Memphis, TN. As a part of the Reimagining the Civic Commons (RCC) initiative, Cossitt Library is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, and is schedule to reopen in the spring of 2021. Located in the heart of downtown Memphis, Cossitt library is being designed to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the community, and will include co-working/workshop areas, recording studios, and performance art spaces.

In 2014 he became a co-organizer for a global, faith-inspired, weekend hackathon series called Code for the Kingdom. As a part of this movement he has helped organize faith-inspired hackathons all over the world, and has given talks at companies such as Google and Microsoft about his work with this movement.

Shamichael serves on a number of non-profit boards in Memphis, and he is currently working on initiatives centered on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), on-boarding strategies, and public-private partnerships. He is currently in the MS in Nonprofit Leadership program at the University of Pennsylvania, and is scheduled to graduate in 2021.