Julie Podmore holds a B. A. (1988) in
Geography and Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia in
Vancouver as well as an M. A. (1994) and a Ph.D. (2000) in Geography
from McGill University in Montréal. She also spent one year as a
post-doctoral researcher at the Université du Québec
à Montréal in Urban Studies.
Her teaching interests are in urban, social and cultural geography. Her research interests include gentrification, inner-city change, lesbian geographies, queer historical geographies and sexual minority youth geographies. She is currently holds a Québec College Researcher’s grant (FQRSC) (2011-2015) and is working with the Sexuality and Gender Diversity research team at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Julie came to John Abbott as a part-time instructor in 1998 and began to teach full-time in 2001. She has also taught at Vanier College, McGill University and Concordia University, where she is currently a Part-Time Faculty Member and Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment.
Courses at John Abbott College:
Introduction to Geography
Peoples, Places, Nations
Cities and Urbanization
Social Science Research Methods
Integration in the Social Sciences