Trained as a cultural historian, Julie brings her nuanced understanding of culture and intersectionality to efforts to bolster diversity, belonging, inclusion, and engagement for Paradigm’s Training & People Development clients.
Prior to joining Paradigm, Julie was a DEI consultant and professor of American history. She served as an academic mentor to diverse student bodies at Harvard and the City University of New York, and also taught the History of American Feminism, the History of Black Women, and Diversity in the American Experience.
Julie is also an author and public speaker, and has spoken on NPR, C-SPAN Book TV, and to scientists around the country on gender in STEM fields and written extensively on gender in academia, politics, athletics, science, and leadership. Her books include Women and the Historical Enterprise: Gender, Race, and the Politics of Memory; The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science; Lillian Gilbreth: Redefining Domesticity; Walter Camp: Football and the Modern Man; and American Queenmaker: How Missy Meloney Brought Women into Politics. Currently she is editing a volume on women’s leadership in politics for the Women’s Leadership Institute at Rutgers University, as well as writing on the superpowers of Gen X women. She is the ever-evolving mother of two teenagers and a pug named Boston. Julie holds a doctorate from Brown University.