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Julie is the English and Literary Studies Coordinator and has been teaching at Sheridan College since 2009. In addition to Coordinating duties, Julie teaches a variety of Communications, General Elective, and Degree Breadth courses. She holds a MA (2009) from Brock University, an Honours BA in English Literature (2008) from Nipissing University, and a Bachelor of Adult Education (2012) from Brock University. She is currently ABD in her PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities at Brock.
Her research adopts a literary-historical perspective and focuses on understanding England’s traumatized national identity in the 17th century as it resulted from the execution of Charles Stuart (Charles I) in 1648/9. Her dissertation project is an analysis of the theatrical power of textual and speech performances that surrounded the regicide, and considers how England came into a crisis of witnessing that stemmed from the execution of its king.
A variety of psychoanalytic approaches - most notably trauma studies