Dissertation Advisor(s): Salamishah Tillet
"The Protest Song: Bridge Leadership, Sonic Innovation, and the Long Civil Rights Movement"
Teaching English/Cinema at the University of Pennsylvania
MA: University of Pennsylvania, 2015
MA: Emory University, 2011
BA: Emory University, 2011
Julia Cox is an English PhD candidate and Benjamin Franklin Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a 2016 recipient of the Phyllis Rackin Fellowship for Feminist Scholarship in the Humanities. Julia serves on the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Graduate Advisory Board, which recently planned a Spring 2016 graduate conference, Protest.
She was the 2014 recipient of the American Folklore Society's Zora Neale Hurston prize for best graduate essay in American folklore. Her writing has been published in Atlanta Black Star and Popular Critic.