Title: Associate Professor
Department: Communication Arts/Theatre
Degrees: B.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Minnesota, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Office Location: VCCA 306
Spring 2020 Office Hours: M 2:30-5:00 | W 10:00-1:30 | or by appointment
Julie Wilson is Associate Professor of Communication Arts and teaches courses in media and cultural studies. She is the author, with Emily Chivers Yochim, of Mothering through Precarity: Women’s Work and Digital Media which explores how mothers in Northwestern Pennsylvania navigate economic insecurity through everyday engagements with digital media. Professor Wilson is also the author of Neoliberalism, a textbook that offers a rich and multilayered introduction to what is arguably the most pressing issue of our times. Her research has also appeared in a number of journals including Cinema Journal, Cultural Studies, Celebrity Studies, and Television and New Media.
Professor Wilson is involved in a number of community-based initiatives and was co-coordinator of the Year of Meadville. She is affiliated faculty in Community and Justice Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.