Julia Barnes

Julia Barnes

Associate Professor of Spanish; Department Chair of World Languages and Cultures

Department: Foreign Languages
Phone: 706-368-5687
Campus Box: 5044
Location: EVA 206 D
E-mail: jbarnes@berry.edu

Short Bio

DR. JULIA BARNES is Associate Professor of Spanish and Chair of the World Languages and Cultures department. She holds degrees from Davidson College, Yale Divinity School, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the University of Georgia. Her research interests include modern and contemporary Spanish literature and culture, and in particular the representation of gender and violence in the contemporary Spanish novel.  She is the author of a number of academic articles.  Dr. Barnes is also the faculty director of the Berry College English as a Second Language Program, a free program that offers English language instructions to members of the Rome and surrounding communities. 


  • Specialist in 19th, 20th and 21st-century Spanish literature
  • B.A. in Spanish from Davidson College (1995)
  • M.A.R. in Feminist Theologies from Yale Divinity School (1997)
  • M.A. in Spanish literature from UNC-Chapel Hill (1999)
  • Ph.D. in Spanish literature from the University of Georgia (2010)