Julie M. Powell

Graduate Student

BS, The Ohio State University (2005); MA, San Francisco State University (2014)

Julie M. Powell is a PhD candidate at The Ohio State University. Her research focuses on gender, technology and the body in wartime. She is the author of  “Shock Troupe: Medical Film and the Performance of ‘Shell Shock’ for the British Nation at War” (Social History of Medicine, 2017) and “About-Face: Gender, Disfigurement and the Politics of French Reconstruction, 1918-1924” (Gender & History, 2016). Her dissertation, “The Labor Army of Tomorrow: Masculinity and the Internationalization of Rehabilitation, 1914-1924,” explores the growth of wartime rehabilitation initiatives for disabled soldiers and the rhetoric that accompanied and facilitated this expansion.


Areas of Expertise
  • Modern European History
  • Military History
  • Environment, Technology, and Science
  • Human Conflict, Peace, and Diplomacy

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