Julia recently completed her MA in European Studies focusing on GMO politics. Her undergraduate education consisted of a Political Science Specialist program at the University of Toronto, which she completed with distinction, in 2005. During her BA, Julia specialized in International Relations and Comparative European Politics. During her time at the IES, Julia worked as a Research Assistant on several research projects dealing with the economic policies of the EU, and wrote her thesis on GMO politics. Prior to coming to the IES, she attended German language classes at the Goethe Institut in Toronto and worked for a year as an Internet Sales and Account Manager for a promotional marketing company in Toronto.