Julia M Gossard
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2015
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 2011
BA, Southern Methodist University, 2008
Julia M Gossard is Assistant Professor of History, specializing in early modern European and Atlantic history with an emphasis on gender, family, and childhood. With funding from the American Historical Association, the Newberry Library, the Society for French Historical Studies, and the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies, Dr. Gossard wrote her first book, Coercing Children: State-Building and Social Reform in the Early Modern French World, which is under contract with McGill-Queen’s University Press. Dr. Gossard incorporates digital and innovative pedagogies into her classroom, including the use of digital timelines, mapping exercises, and the “Reacting to the Past” series. Her articles on public history have appeared in Age of Revolutions Blog, Notches, and AHA Today’s Teaching with #DigHist. To learn more about Dr. Gossard visit her personal website: JuliaMGossard.com.