Julia Staykova-McKinnon, Ph.D. Julia red shirt small

Founder and Programme Director

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Julia has fifteen years of experience as a lecturer and consultant in grant writing, business proposal development for private investors, research writing and communication, and public speaking. She consults on proposals submitted to European and national funding agencies and teaches workshops in doctoral schools and research institutes across Europe.


Academic Background

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam (2010-11)

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, Los Angeles, California (2009-10)

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (2007-09)

Ph.D. in Shakespeare and Renaissance culture, Oxford and Sofia (2007)