Masters in Cultural Studies
Resident Minister, Bellarmine Hall
Julie Hurst was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Southern California during her childhood. Her career in higher education spans more than 20 years and has consisted of working in spaces of learning outside of traditional classroom settings. This has included working in housing and residence life as well as in study abroad at both public and private institutions. In addition to serving as a Resident Minister in Bellarmine Hall she is the Director of Campus Engagement at the Center for Community Engagement. Julie is passionate about working with students at all stages of their educational paths, listening to their stories (especially learning what led them to SU), and assisting them with connecting to opportunities and to others. She collaborates with various SU offices to offer quarterly gatherings designed for Redhawk students of color to gather and share in community together. Julie also enjoys music, movies, traveling, sports, soaking in sunshine, and the gift of having conversations related to reflection and spirituality. She received her M.A. in Cultural Studies from the University of Washington, Bothell and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine (Zot!).