Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1998
Contemporary Art, Gender Issues in Art, Central European Art, Art Nouveau and The Art Museum
“Rediscovering Helene Funke: The Invisible Foremother,” Woman’s Art Journal vol. 29, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2008): 33-40.
“Theater as Therapy in the Asylum at Mauer-Öhling: The Fin-de-Siècle Realization of a Romantic Dream?,” in Rebecca Thomas, ed. Madness and Crime in Modern Austria: Myth, Metaphor and Cultural Realities (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008)” pp. 196-216.
“Helene Funke’s Still Lifes: Looking at the Overlooked” (in German “Helene Funkes Stillleben: Ein Blick auf das Übersehene”): Helene Funke 1869-1957, ed. Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz (May 4-September 11, 2007): 133-141 (exhibition catalogue essay).
“Writing, Erasing, Silencing: Tina Blau and the (Woman) Artist’s Biography,”
Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, vol. 4, no. 3 (Autumn 2005).
“The Embodied Gaze: Contemporary Art and the Museum Culture of Vienna,”
Julie M. Johnson was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2007. Her research focus is on women artists, histories of display, and gender issues in Vienna 1900. She is currently preparing a book manuscript on the history of Vienna’s forgotten Jewish women artists. Her publications on contemporary art appear in online and print journals. She has been awarded Fulbright, NEH, and residential research grants in Vienna. Courses taught: Contemporary Art, Women Artists, Gender Issues in Art, Vienna 1900, Central European Art, Art Nouveau, The Art Museum, Nineteenth-Century Art and Twentieth-Century Art, Surveys of Western Art.