Peer Mentoring, Online Mentoring
NINO Postdoctoral Fellow in Egyptology, University of Leiden, Netherlands
ulia is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten (NINO), University of Leiden, for 2020–2022. Julia completed a DPhil in Egyptology in 2020 at the University of Oxford as a Clarendon Scholar. Before this, she completed a BA (Hons) and MA in Ancient History at the University of Auckland. Her postdoctoral research examines hieroglyphic graffiti, veneration, and commemorative practices in ancient Egypt, particularly in the late Old Kingdom.
Julia was an occasional lecturer for undergraduate courses in ancient Egyptian art and history at the University of Oxford and co-supervised undergraduate dissertations on material culture topics. She has served as president of Current Research in Egyptology (2016–17), and is a former co-chair of AWAWS Auckland Chapter (2014–15).
Julia also has extensive professional experience in museums (Auckland Museum), archives (Egypt Exploration Society; Courtauld) and libraries (Bodleian Libraries; The Queen’s College), with a developing specialisation in photography in her academic and professional work.
Julia can offer online, distance peer-mentoring to graduate students in Egyptology, or students of any discipline considering alternative pathways in the GLAM sector.
Julia is willing to mentor across all disciplines in a way that suits the mentee. She has the capacity to mentor a maximum of 1 mentee at any stage.