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About Julie Mujic

Julie Mujic, Ph.D., formerly an assistant professor of nineteenth-century American history in the History Department at Sacred Heart University, is now an adjunct instructor at SHU.
Dr. Mujic's area specialties are in 19th century United States history, American Civil War, 20th century United States foreign policy, and history of the Soviet Union.
She formerly was also faculty advisor to the Chi Mu chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, installed at Sacred Heart University in April 2015. AKPsi is a co-ed professional business fraternity that offers friendship, networking, professional development opportunities, and community service to its members. The new chapter here at SHU is based out of the Jack Welch College of Business.
Degrees: B.S. Accounting and Operations Management, History Minor, Indiana University Bloomington, 2001; M.A. History, Kent State University, 2005; Ph.D. History, Kent State University, 2012.
Academic societies: Society of Civil War Historians, Southern Historical Association, American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, History of Education Society.


2016 - Present Adjunct Instructor History, Sacred Heart University History Department
2012 - 2016 Assistant Professor History, Sacred Heart University History Department


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Honors and Awards

  • Council of Independent Colleges Grant: The Creation of the Modern American City: Chicago from 1830 to 1910, Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, June 16–20, 2014
  • UW-Madison Friends of the Libraries Grant-in-Aid 2015
  • University Research and Creativity Grant (course release: fall 2014)
  • Ohio Academy of Hisotry Outstanding Dissertation Award Finalist 2013
  • Phi Alpha Theta Doctoral Scholarship 2008
  • Bordin-Gillette Researcher Travel Fellowship, Bently Historical Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2008
  • Kent State University Graduate Student Senate Research Grant
  • Kent State Graduate Student Senate Thesis Award


  • U.S. History 1865
  • U.S. History since 1865
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • Westward Movement in 19th Century America
  • Sectional Conflict and American Civil War
  • Freshman Seminar: 1863: Civil War Turning Points
  • Reconstruction and Post-Civil War America
  • Senior Capstone Seminar (two semesters): US Foreign Policy
  • U.S. History since 1865 (online)


2012 Ph.D. History, Kent State University
2005 M.A. History, Kent State University
2001 B.S. Accounting and Operations Management, History Minor, Indiana University - Bloomington

Contact Information

History Department
Humanities Center of Acad Bldg HC*212C
203- 396-8463


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