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Dr. Julie Holcomb

  • B.A., Pacific University
  • M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Julie Holcomb is associate professor in the department of museum studies. She worked as director of the Pearce Collections Museum at Navarro College. She holds the degree of master in library and information science from the University of Texas at Austin and the doctoral degree in transatlantic history from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a member of TAM, AAM, the National Council on Public History, and the Society of Southwest Archivists. She is also a Certified Archivist (Academy of Certified Archivists). Her book, Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy, was published by Cornell University Press in 2016. She edited the book Southern Sons, Northern Soldiers: The Civil War Letters of the Remley Brothers, 22nd Iowa Infantry. She has contributed to other publications about the antebellum and Civil War periods. Her specialties include collections management and archival administration.

Primary courses taught
  • Introduction to Museums (U)
  • Introduction to Collection and Management (U)
  • Preservation Management (U)
  • Archival Collections and Museums (U)
  • Introduction to Ethical Issues in Collections Management (U)
  • Collections Management (G)
  • Archive Collections and Museums (G)
  • Issues in Preservation Management (G)
  • Ethical Issues in Museum Collections Management (G)