With undergraduate learners, Julie works hard to create active learning spaces which are truly democratic and participatory, where all voices are valued and where individual learner experiences and their context form the basis for students to personalise their own learning journey. She recently completed an Advancing Professional Practice Masters qualification with distinction. She also works as a pedagogical mentor for the Graduate Training Assistants and less experienced members of the Sport Academy teaching team.
In 2016, Julie was awarded the Sheffield Hallam University Inspirational teaching Award by the Vice Chancellor in recognition of the commitment and supporting the learning needs of the students who voted for her.
Specialist areas of interest
Julie's areas of professional interest is power relations in physical education and wider workspaces, gender relations in physical education, and performativity in higher education.