Julie Prior

Julie Prior


Julie Prior is preparing to submit her SSHRC-funded PhD dissertation in early modern and eighteenth-century drama at the University of Toronto. Her research explores adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, and is concerned with illuminating production history and intertextual resonances that are activated by performance. Julie is a recent recipient of a TA Teaching Excellence Award. She holds a TESL Ontario Post-Graduate Diploma, and over the past ten years, her post-secondary teaching has included instruction in the Department of English & ESL at Centennial College, with U of T’s Graduate Centre for Academic Communication, and in English Departments at two universities in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. At GCAC, Julie teaches the “Academic Conversation Skills” course.