Julie Garey is a doctoral candidate from the Department of Political Science, specializing in international relations. She teaches courses in international relations, U.S. foreign policy, and research methods. She has also been a visiting lecturer at Tufts University, where she taught a course on U.S. national security and the future of NATO. She has also been a teaching assistant (TA) in international relations, comparative politics, and globalization courses. In addition to her responsibilities in the department, she has also served on various focus groups and committees, as well as working as a project assistant to the Center for Emerging Markets, an inter-disciplinary organization within the NEU College of Business.
Her dissertation research examines the evolution of the U.S.-NATO relationship since the end of the Cold War, and the consequences for future U.S. foreign policy. She has presented her research at several conferences, including the New England Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, International Studies Association, and the American Political Science Association. Julie’s additional research interests include: U.S. foreign policy, U.S. national security, military efficacy and the use of force, international organizations, alliance behavior, and international relations theory.
Julie is a two-time graduate of Ohio University, receiving her BA (2006) and MA (2008) and serving as a teaching assistant for courses in American government, international relations, and IR theory. She has also been afforded the opportunity to serve in several different professional capacities both inside and outside of the national security field. Most recently, she completed an internship with The National Defense University at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington D.C..