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Julianne O’Connell

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Doctoral Student

Julianne O’Connell is a full-time doctoral student in the McBee Institute of Higher Education. Julianne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and German from the University of Georgia. Prior to joining IHE, Julianne taught English in Austria and Indonesia. Her previous assistantship roles were as a graduate resident with University Housing and as a research assistant for Dr. Libby Morris.

Julianne currently serves as the managing editor for the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. Her leadership experience within IHE includes the Higher Education Student Society and the Public Service and Outreach Committee. Julianne’s research interests pertain to student support services and basic needs security, and her dissertation will focus on how institutions address food insecurity on campus.

Events featuring Julianne O’Connell
Athens, GA

PhD student Julianne O'Connell is a service ambassador for ServeUGA and will be leading a Dawg Day of Service on Saturday to restore green spaces on campus by removing invasive species.

Check out the link below join a DawgDayService event.

News Featuring Julianne O’Connell

by Jewel Caruso 

On October 7, the McBee IHE faculty gathered to recognize the achievements of five students, as well as the lives and legacies that our scholarships honor. We were please to host award recipients and their families in person and virtually through Zoom. …

The rapid rise in popularity and monetization of Esports (virtual simulations of sports, competitive games, and military operations) in American culture is drawing the attention of higher education leaders.

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