Julia Orr is a 21 year old American student with a special interest in gender studies and history. They are currently working on a thesis focusing on the belle epoque dancer Jane Avril comparing her time at the Salpetriere to her time on the stage. Julia graduated from the American University of Paris in 2021 with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History. One special accomplishment of Julia’s is the publication of their Poetry book entitled Orthography. Their main focus in HILI is to take full advantage of the unique interdisciplinary approach. Outside of class, Julia enjoys experiencing culture through museums and street photography. At home, you can find Julia to be an avid cook who enjoys reading and as much gardening as she can do in a Paris apartment.