Julie Kiernan

Julie Kiernan

Professional Details

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: ADM-Room 1
Phone: 978-542-2067
Email: julie.kiernan@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1183 01 EDU490 Practicum in Student Teaching in Drama (5-12)
1615 01 SPC102H Public Speaking-Honors
2134 02 SPC101A Oral Communication: Personal & Professional
2460 01 EDU339N Teaching Methods in Theatre & Speech Communication (Pre-Practicum)
3725 S1 SPC101A Oral Communication: Personal & Professional

Professional Biography

Julie Kiernan received her master of fine arts degree from the University of California, Irvine. Her thesis revolved around the pedagogy of acting training. While working as a professional actress in Los Angeles she continued her research and interest in education by teaching for the Los Angeles County School District. Transitioning back into higher education she worked at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, California, prior to coming to Salem State. One of her current research interests is education as “value-creation,” where education is evaluated by its ability to stimulate and awaken human potential. In the spring of 2015 she is teaching EDU 339N Teaching Methods in Theatre/Speech; SPC 101A Oral Communication: Personal & Professional; and SPCE 101 ESL Oral Communication.