In 2002 Julie graduated from Middlebury College, where she earned her BA cum laude in English, played varsity basketball for two years, and worked as an editor for the college newspaper. Julie then began her teaching career at Blair Academy. During her five years at Blair, Julie taught English and AP Art History, coached basketball and golf, advised the school newspaper and yearbook, and served as a sophomore academic monitor. In the summer of 2007, Julie finished her MA from the Bread Loaf School of English and then taught for a year at the Browning School in New York City. Since arriving at Deerfield, Julie has served as a Scroll faculty advisor, Peer Tutors faculty advisor, girls varsity basketball coach, Assistant Academic Skills Coordinator, and Penn Fellows program mentor. She currently teaches full-time in the English Department. Julie lives in Stebbins House with her husband, Mike, who also teaches English, their two sons, Carter and Macrae, and their dog, Brady.