Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants


Julie Pond

Instructional Assistant Professor

Office Address: STV 413P
Office Phone: (309) 438-4314
Office Hours: MW 11-1:30
Email: Contact Julie Pond (jrpond)
Website: Visit Julie Pond’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Children's Literature; Adolescent Literature; Southern Literature; Writing
Research Interests:
Children's literature - particulary young adult and fantasy
Southern literature - particulary William Faulkner and Ellen Douglas
Classic French and German fairy tales; modern re-telling
Master of Arts, Georgia State University with concentration in English Literature studies 2005-2008
Bachelor of Arts, University of Georgia with concentration in English Literature studies 2000-2004
Selected Publications:
"The Rub between Fact and Fiction: Ideology in Lois Lenski's Regional Maps." Children's Literature in Education. Forthcoming.

"A Story of the Exceptional: Fate and Free Will in the Harry Potter Series." Children's Literature 38:1 (2010): Print

"A Transformative Biblical Encounter: The Garden of Eden in How the Grinch Stole Christmas." The Looking Glass 14.1 (2010): Web.

"A Moment of Objectivity in the Writing Studio" Writing Lab Newsletter 32 (3), (2007): 7-9.

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