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Julia P. McLeod

Julia P. McLeod

Julia P. McLeod

Senior Lecturer

2340 Dunford Hall


Julia P. McLeod has been teaching writing and literature courses at UT since 2010. Her work in 19th– and 20th-century American literature focuses primarily on material culture, economics, and historicist studies. She is interested in intersections of American capitalism and economic expansion and their effects on social and cultural paradigms, particularly in relation to women and work. She is also interested in the literature of the South and the preservation of the region’s traditional folklore and foodways. Dr. McLeod regularly teaches First-Year Composition, Writing for the Workplace, and Introduction to Fiction courses. She has created several Themes in Literature courses, including “Books that Shaped America,” “Tennessee Women Writers,” “The Hero’s Journey in Tennessee Literature.”


  • Ph.D. English, University of Tennessee
  • M.A. English, Western Carolina University
  • B.A. English, Campbell University, summa cum laude

Regularly Taught Courses

  • English 101: English Composition I
  • English 102: English Composition II
  • English 232: American Literature II- Civil War to Present
  • English 247: Honors Introduction to Poetry
  • English 253: Introduction to Fiction
  • English 254: Themes in Literature
  • English 278: Honors Themes in Literature
  • English 295: Writing in the Workplace
  • English 332: Women in American Literature