Julie Stewart, Ph.D


Phone: 801.832.2418

Email: jstewart@westminsteru.edu

Office Location: Foster Hall 314

Office Hours: MW 1:00–3:00 p.m., TTh 9:00–11:00 a.m.


Ph.D. New York University
M.A. Tulane University
B.A. Cornell University


Julie is an award-winning teacher and scholar of migration and globalization. She seeks to better understand how people re-build community, engage in politics and strive for upward mobility following displacement. She has published more than a dozen scholarly works on Guatemalan refugees, Mexican immigrants and U.S. migration policy. Her work has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, The John D. Rockefeller Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation. When not working, Julie can be found camping, biking, hiking and skiing with her partner and two boys, volunteering at her kids? school or learning a new piano sonata.


migration; globalization; inequality; social justice; qualitative research methods

Areas of Expertise

Inequality; social movements; theories of development; globalization and migration; applied sociology; political sociology; Latin America; qualitative methods; social theory; social change; social problems

Dr. Julie Stewart