Julie Tharp

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Julie Tharp


Rm 445

(715) 389-6514

Dr. Julie Tharp, former interim dean and chief executive officer, attended the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference in November at UW-River Falls; and the UW System Conference on the Teaching of English in October at UW-Fox Valley. She was the keynote speaker for the 10-10-10 Event on Sustainable Food in October in Marshfield.

She also joined colleagues from various disciplines across the UW-Colleges in applying for aBridging Cultures at Community CollegesNEH grant.

Dr. Tharp was also invited by Marshfield Clinic to be a key strategist in theirHealthy Lifestyles Community/Business Steering Group. She will be attending a Strategic Planning retreat with the group in November. This work will help our BAAS students to find meaningful internship placements.


B.S. Mankato State University
M.A. Mankato State University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota; Fulbright Scholar

Areas of Expertise

Women and violence, Violence in mass media, Multiculturalism, Global perspectives, Women's writing, Native American literature and film, Quilt history