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Julie Gallagher

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Title & Affiliation
Associate Professor of History Penn State Brandywine

Since joining the faculty at Penn State Brandywine in 2007, Julie Gallagher has taught courses on the history of the United States, specializing in twentieth-century political history, women’s and gender history, U.S. history in the global context, and African American history.  She was recently named the Rosenberg endowed professor for career development in leadership and innovation.

Dr. Gallagher has presented her research at a number of conferences nationally and internationally including in Uganda, Korea, Spain, and Brazil. She was recognized for her teaching in 2006 in the Excellence in Ohio Education issue of Ohio Magazine while she was on the faculty at Antioch College. Outside of campus, she is also a human rights activist and serves as a legislative coordinator for Amnesty International in Pennsylvania and has monitored elections for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Armenia and Belarus.

Research Interests:

Dr. Gallagher’s current research project examines the ways local and national grassroots activists from various countries seized or created opportunities for transnational human rights activism from the early 1970s through the present.