Dr. Julia Graham grew up in Shreveport, LA, and went to Auburn University for her undergrad, where she received her degree in Economics. From there, she went to LSU to get her MBA and then moved to Huntsville, AL. There she earned an MS in Information Systems (University of Alabama at Huntsville) while working as a contractor for IBM at NASA. After several years in industry, she earned her Doctorate in Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University with minors in Management and Quantitative Analysis.
Before coming to Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Graham taught management and information systems part-time at the University of Alabama Huntsville for 15 years as both undergraduate and graduate faculty. She is now an Assistant Professor in General Business here at EKU, teaching several different courses in management, information systems, and professional development. Her research areas are mostly focused on various aspects related to teleworking both before and after the pandemic, as well as pedagogy/andragogy and ethical decision-making.
Dr. Graham lives with her husband, 2 sons, and a yellow Labrador retriever named Ghost. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, read, watch tv and movies, and travel. She also regularly volunteers for literacy-focused organizations with hopes of bettering people’s lives through education.