About

Julie Shoults is currently a Lecturer in German at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She received her PhD in German Studies in 2015 from the University of Connecticut, where she also earned her M.A. in German Studies (2009) and her Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies (2011). She was an instructor in the Department of Literatures, Cultures, & Languages and in the Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program while at UConn.

Before attending the University of Connecticut, Julie earned her B.A. in German and English at Moravian College (2005) and spent a year as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Berlin, Germany (2005-2006).

Her research interests include life writing and autobiographical genres, women and socialism, and German Expressionism, and her dissertation, “Narrating a Tradition: Socialist Women with a Feminist Consciousness in the German Bildungsroman” was awarded the 2016 Dissertation Prize by the Coalition of Women in German. Her current projects focus on the intersections of gender and violence in the contexts of WWI, WWII, and the GDR.

Education

PhD, MA, German Studies, University of Connecticut

BA, German and English, Moravian College

Memberships

MLA (Currently member of Executive Council)

WiG

GSA

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