Julie Alexander

Visiting Assistant Professor

First-Year Integrated Core & BUS


Academic Background

  • PhD, Rhetoric & Writing, Michigan State University
  • MFA, Poetry, Bowling Green State University
  • MA, English, Ohio University
  • BA, English, Saint Vincent College

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, First Year Integrated Core, Miami University
  • Assistant Professor of English, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Director of the Center for Writing and Communication, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Director of Composition, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Marketing and Communications Consultant, Richmond Symphony Orchestra

Recent Publications

  • Alexander, Julie. "What Our Work Is For: The Perils and Possibilities of Arts-Based Research." Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies 2.2 (March 2016). Available at
  • Himmelheber, Rachel Haley, Anna Leahy, Julie Alexander, and James Ryan. "Terms and Trends: Creative Writing & the Academy." What We Talk About When We Talk About Creative Writing. Ed. Anna Leahy. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2016. Print.
  • Alexander, Julie. "Grading in Creative Writing: How It's Done and Why." Studying Creative Writing. Ed. Stephanie Vanderslice. Wicken, Cambridgeshire, UK: The Professional and Higher Partnership, 2016. Print.

Honors & Awards

  • ICPAgile Certified Professional
  • Howe Faculty Writing Fellow


Dr. Julie Alexander (aka Dr. A) teaches BUS 102: Foundations of Business Communication in the First Year Integrated Core. She has taught writing and composition in higher education for seventeen years, and has extensive experience with hybrid and fully online instruction. She is passionate about visual design, creative classroom activities, and working with first-year students.

Outside of the university, Dr. A is a freelance marketing and communications consultant for businesses and nonprofits. She is a professional tarot card reader, a makeup enthusiast, and a fan of pro-wrestling.


  • (AB)-T/R 11:40AM-12:35PM REMOTE DELIVERY
  • (EC)-T/R 10:05AM-11:00AM REMOTE DELIVERY
  • (GC)-M/W 10:05AM-11:00AM REMOTE DELIVERY
Julie Alexander

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • All Office Hours Conducted Virtually
  • M/W 11:30AM-12:30PM
  • T/R 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • Also By Appointment


* Accessible version of PDF available upon request.