Julianna graduated summa cum laude with her B.A. in Spanish from Sewanee, University of the South in Tennessee and also holds a M.A. in Spanish from the University of Virginia.
Julianna has lived extensively in Spain in the cities of Segovia, Zaragoza and Madrid and has participated in an exchange program in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico as well. In addition to Spanish, Julianna has studied Italian and French and loves learning new languages.
Her academic interests are vast but include Medieval Iberian Peninsular studies, especially the era of the Islamic presence in Spain, and also modern Latin American literature including Cortázar, García Márquez and Borges.
Julianna has taught various levels including SPAN 1060, SPAN 2010 and SPAN 2020 and loves teaching the bright students at UVa!