- Lieber Memorial Associate Instructor Award (2003)
Julia C. Paulk received her B.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College in 1991, and her M.A. in Comparative Literature from Indiana University in 1996. She then earned her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2003 with a dual specialization in Spanish American Literature and Comparative Literature.
As an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Marquette University, Paulk teaches Spanish American literature, language, and culture classes. Dr. Paulk's areas of research interest are nineteenth-century antislavery literature, Inter-American literary studies, and women's studies. Her research has been published in prominent academic journals and been presented at both national and international conferences.
Paulk has been the recipient of several awards. From Indiana University she has been awarded a Graduate Student Exchange Fellowship, an Associate Instructor Award from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Arts and Sciences Travel Grant, an Agapito Rey Summer Dissertation Fellowship from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Lieber Associate Instructor Teaching Award in 2003. She has also received a Summer Faculty Fellowship in 2006, a Faculty Development Award in 2007; the Gettel Grant from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in 2006 & 2007, a Travel Grant from the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee in 2007, the CIBER Scholarship from the University of South Carolina in 2008, a Travel Grant from the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee in 2008.