Julie Wilson

Professional Title

Assistant Professor

Department

communication arts, Theatre

Expertise

Celebrity Culture, Digital Media, Neoliberalism

Bio

B.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Minnesota, Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Julie Wilson 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.  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.