Julia Wilkins , Ph.D.
Middle Level and Secondary Education Coordinator / Associate Professor of Education
Department of EducationEmail Dr. Wilkins
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.Ed., Clemson University
M.S., D’Youville College
M.Sc., Bristol University
B.Sc., Swansea University
About Dr. Wilkins
Originally from London, England, Julia Wilkins holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She taught middle and high school students in Buffalo, NY, where she earned an M.S. in Special Education. She recently earned her third master’s degree, an M.Ed. in Literacy from Clemson University.
Prior to coming to PC, Dr. Wilkins was a research associate at the National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD) at Clemson University. In addition to conducting research reviews on dropout prevention, she provided technical assistance to state and local education agencies on implementing evidence-based school completion practices.
Dr. Wilkins has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, her most recent articles focusing on successful dropout prevention initiatives, reengaging school dropouts with emotional and behavioral disorders, and strategies for developing literacy-focused family-school partnerships. In addition to numerous state and national conferences, Dr. Wilkins has presented at international conferences in Spain, Portugal, and Bulgaria.
Julia Wilkins is the author of Group Activities to Include Students with Special Needs, published by Corwin Press, and co-author of two other activity books for teachers.
In her spare time, Dr. Wilkins enjoys traveling, watching documentaries, taking nature photos, and playing with her dogs.