Julie Ann Madewell has been teaching Spanish to undergraduate students at Indiana University since 2006. Julie earned her B.S. in Spanish and Photography at Middle Tennessee State University in 2005, and then taught English as a Second Language for one year at the Instituto Ramiro de Maeztu in Madrid, Spain before coming to IU where she completed her M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics in 2008. Julie's teaching and research interests are: service-learning projects, study abroad/language immersion programs, immersive technologies in the foreign-language classroom, individualized learning programs, and learning analytics.
Julie is currently the course supervisor of all sections of HISP-S280 Spanish Grammar in Context. She previously served as the HISP-S105 First Year Spanish course supervisor from Fall 2013 until Spring 2019, and as the HISP-S250 Second Year Second Semester Spanish for one semester in 2012. She has taught a variety of courses including: HISP-S105, HISP-S105 Honors, HISP-S150, HISP-S200, HISP-S250, HISP-S280, HISP-S315, HISP-S317, and HISP-S335. In addition to creating and leading the short-term study abroad program HISP-X370 Business Communities in Peru (a companion course to HISP-S 315 Spanish in the Business World) in May of 2019, Julie also created the Spanish Language Immersion Camp and served as its program director for the first iteration in the summer of 2019. Furthermore, she has taught for several study abroad and language immersion programs including: Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages, Council on International Educational Exchange, Austin Peay State University, Middlebury Summer Intensive Language Program, and IU Department of Spanish and Portuguese.