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Julia Gossard

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Department of History

Assistant Professor - Early Modern Europe & World (proficient in Medieval & Modern as well); French History; Social History; History of Childhood, Children, & Youth; Gender & Sexuality; History of Education; History of Social Reform; Atlantic History

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 321 L
DialPhone: 435-797-0870
SendEmail: julia.gossard@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, History, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015
Reforming Children: The Pedagogy, Commerce, and Politics of Childhood in the Early Modern French World
MA, History, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011
Educating Lyon's Poor: Children, Charity, and Commerce in the Seventeenth Century
BA, History, (French), Southern Methodist University, 2008

Biography

Assistant Professor at Utah State University of the long history of the 18th-century in Europe. She studies the history of childhood in France.


Teaching Interests

Early Modern & Modern Europe; French History; Social History; History of Childhood, Children, & Youth; Gender & Sexuality; History of Education; History of Social Reform; Early Modern European State-Building; History of Commodities & Exchanges; Economic History; Labor History; Renaissance/Reformation; Tudor & Stuart England; Age of Revolutions; Atlantic History. She is also capable and prepared to teach on many other topics of cultural, political, and economic history in the early modern era. Julia is committed to incorporating and experimenting with pedagogical innovations in her teaching, especially digital humanities.

Research Interests

Early Modern Europe; Early Modern France; Childhood, Children, and Youth; Education; Gender; Social Reform; Colonization and Empire(s)

Awards

Newberry Library Short-Term Research Fellowship, 2017

The Newberry Library

Honor's Course Development Award, 2017

Honor's Program, Utah State University

Research Assignment Design, 2016

Merrill-Cazier Library

Professional Development Grant, 2014

The Graduate School, University of Texas at Austin

University Continuing Endowed Fellowship, 2014

The Graduate School, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Development Grant, 2012

The Graduate School, University of Texas at Austin

Departmental Research Fellowship, 2012

History Department, University of Texas at Austin

Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography, 2012

Mellon Foundation and the Newberry Library

Research Travel Grant, 2012

History Department, University of Texas at Austin

American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Robert R Palmer Research Award, 2012

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Presidential Graduate Fellowship, 2012

American Catholic Historical Association

Society for French Historical Studies Marjorie M and Lancelot L Farrar Memorial Award for the Best Dissertation In-Progress at a North American University, 2012

Society for French Historical Studies

Research Travel Grant, 2011

History Department, University of Texas at Austin

École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship, 2011

Travel Grant, 2011

Dorothy and John B Pope Excellence Fund

Newberry Library Renaissance Consortium Grant, 2011

The Newberry Library

Recruitment Fellowship, 2009

History Department, University of Texas at Austin

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 1110 - Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern, Spring 2017

                HIST 4910 - Special Studies in History, Spring 2017

                HIST 4290 - Europe and the French Revolution, 1700-1815, Fall 2016

                HIST 1110 - Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern, Fall 2016


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