Julia is a fourth year student at Indiana University. She is majoring in Political Science (Honors) and Economics, a certificate through the Liberal Arts & Management Program (LAMP) is pursuing an individualized minor in Feminist Politics through the University's Individualized Major Program. In addition to being a social sciences editor for IUJUR, is participated in a variety of internship, fellowship and leadership opportunities both on campus, here in Bloomington, in the United Kingdom and in Washington, DC. She is currently working on her honors thesis, working as a research assistant to Dr. Vanessa Cruz Nichols in the Dept. of Political Science and the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES) and as a Campaign Fellow for Liz for Indiana. She hopes to become a political scientist and research professor while working as an expert consultant to government bodies around the world.