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Julia Lieblich

Title/s: Assistant Professor—Specialized Journalism

Office #: School of Communication 209

Phone: 312.915.7731

E-mail: jliebl1 AT luc DOT edu


Veteran journalist Julia Lieblich specializes in covering human rights. An assistant professor of specialized journalism, she joined the Loyola faculty in the fall of 2006.


Master’s degree in theological studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. June, 1992

B.A. in English  literature, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Courses Taught

Human Rights Reporting, Social Justice Communication, Historical and Critical Issues in Journalism and Critical Ethnography.


2002-present: Ochberg Fellow, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia University.            

2011-present: Board member, Dart Society of Fellows Chairman of committee to produce new human rights magazine 

2005-2006 Research Fellow, Northwestern University Law School Center for International Human Rights

Selected Publications

Her new book, Wounded I Am More Awake: Finding Meaning After Terror, co-authored with Esad Boskailo, was published in April, 2012 by Vanderbilt University Press. Lieblich tells the story of a Bosnian concentration camp survivor who becomes a psychiatrist so he can help other survivors of ‌trauma heal and find meaning.


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