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Julie Yelle is a second-year MA candidate in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year and has worked as a teaching assistant for Intensive Arabic I & II.
Before attending UT Austin, Julie studied at the American University in Cairo’s Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) on a CASA I Fellowship in Cairo, Egypt from 2011 to 2012 and at Middlebury College’s Arabic School in Oakland, California on a Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace in 2010.
She has also worked and interned at Search for Common Ground, Georgetown University, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, Tomorrow's Youth Organization, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Close Up Foundation, and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Julie received her Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) magna cum laude in Regional Studies of the Middle East in 2008 from Georgetown University, where she was a Peter F. Krogh Scholar in Foreign Service. She also studied for a year at Sciences Po Paris’s Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Undergraduate College in Menton, France.