Curriculum Vitae

For the full vitae contact me at julietm[at]ucr[dot]edu

Juliet M. McMullin, Ph.D.

School of Medicine
900 University Ave, University of California, Riverside, CA. 92521-0418
julietm[at]ucr[dot]edu (e-mail)
University Profile

EDUCATION

Postdoctoral

Fellow, 2000-2002
University of California, Office of the President Postdoctoral Fellowship.
University of California, Los Angeles, California.

Graduate

Ph.D., 1991-99
School of Social Sciences, with an emphasis in Social Relations.  University of California, Irvine.

M.A., 1991-94
School of Social Sciences, with an emphasis in Social Relations.  University of California, Irvine.

Undergraduate

B.A., 1988-91 Social Science, University of California, Irvine

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2017 – present  Professor, Division of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside

2015 – 2017 Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine University of California, Riverside
2009 – 2015 Associate Professor Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside
2004 – 2009 Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside
2004 – 2008 Assistant Professor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
2002 – 2004 Adjunct Assistant Professor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine University of California, Irvine

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Awards and Honors

2016 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Riverside
2014 Society for Medical Anthropology, Graduate Student Mentorship Award
2014-15 Patricia McSweeny McCauley Chair in Teaching Excellence
2008 Junior Faculty CHASS Teaching Award, University of California, Riverside

Contracts, Grants and Research Awards (selected)

Name: Gathering of Good Minds: Engaging Native American Wellness
Funding Agency: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Role: Principal Investigator
Dates: July 1, 2016 – February 28, 2018

Name: Creating Comics for Supportive Care Symptom Management
Funding Agency: City of Hope
Role: Principal Investigator
Dates: April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017

Name: Institutional Transformation: Institutional Re-engineering Ethical Discourse in STEM (iREDS) Childers (PI)
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation (1540440)
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Dates: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2018

Name: Navigating Pacific Hearts
Funding Agency:  Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (UCR15HT)
Role: Principal Investigator
Dates: September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016

Name: GAANN Fellows in Native American Studies
Funding Agency: Office of Postsecondary Education
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Dates: Aug 2014 – June 2017

Name: Comics and Medicine: Spaces of Care
Funding Agency: Arnold P. Gold Foundation
Role: PI, Conference Director
Dates: April 1 – Aug 30, 2015

Name: Comics and Medicine: Spaces of Care
Funding Agency: Society for Psychological Anthropology, Robert Lemelson Conference Fund
Role: PI, Conference Director
Dates: April 1 – Aug 30, 2015

Name: Comics and Medicine: Spaces of Care
Funding Agency: Vesalius Trust
Role: PI, Conference Director, with Graphic Medicine
Dates: April 1 – Aug 30, 2015

Name: Narrative in Tandem: Creating New Medical and Health Humanities Programming (AC50204-14)
Funding Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities
Role: Project Director
Dates: January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016

Name: Look to the Source: Intergenerational Talk Story with Pacific Islander Elders (CSF11-326)
Funding Agency: California Council for the Humanities
Role: Project Director (grant author) in partnership with Pacific Islander Health Partnership
Dates: October 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012

Name: Cultural Models of Supervision: An Interdisciplinary Study (R01 HD050637-01A2)
Funding Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Role:  Principal Investigator
Dates: April 2007 – June 2011

ACADEMIC SERVICE (selected)

Editorial Advisory Committee

University of Toronto Press, EthnoGRAPHIC series

Series Editor

Somatosphere – Science, Medicine and Anthropology, collaborative website. Image + Text Series editor

Service to the University

Conference Organization and Participation 

  • May 27, 2016 Lead Organizer. Center for Healthy Communities Annual Retreat. University of California, Riverside.
  • July 2014-August 2015 Chair and Lead Conference Organizer. 6th International Comics and Medicine Conference. Spaces of Care. University of California, Riverside.
  • April 2013 Lead Conference Organizer – Medical Examinations: Art, Story Theory, Culver Arts Center (April 26 & 27)
  • April 2007 Lead Conference Organizer – Health, Inequality and Contemporary Capitalism.  One Day UCR Conference.
  • December 2015 Panel: Ethnographic Panels: New Perspectives on Narrative and Graphic Narrative. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Denver, CO. – Panel Organizer.
  • November 2014 Panel: Graphic Medicine: Visualizing a potential of medical anthropology. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Washington DC. – Panel Organizer with Dana Walrath.
  • November 2013 Panel: Global Cancer: Institutions, Challenges, Stakes. Discussant. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Chicago IL.
  • May 11, 2013 Bridging CHASS and the Medical School. 32nd Annual Medicine Ways Conference. UCR. – Invited Presenter

Synergistic Activities

  • 2013-14 “Cultures of Science” UC Multicampus Research Group, University of California Humanities Research Institute. PI – Sherryl Vint, English, UC Riverside
  • July 2012-June 2013 “Medicine on the Edge” UC California Studies Consortium. – Participant. PI – Matthew Wolf-Meyer and Nancy Chen, Anthropology UC Santa Cruz.
  • September 2011- 2014 Medical Narratives: Interdisciplinary Stories of Suffering and Hope. Andrew Mellon Foundation Working Group. University of California Riverside

Department Administration

  • 2014-present Associate Director for Community Engagement, Center for Healthy Communities, School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside
  • 2012-2014 Graduate Advisor. Department of Anthropology, UCR

UC Systemwide Service

  • 2015-present University of California, Global Health Institute. Board Member

Research and Community Advisory Boards

  • 2010-2012 UCR Center for Ideas and Society. Advisory Committee
  • 2009-2011 Center of Excellence for Migration and Health, Executive Committee UCR Representative, University of California Global Health Initiative
  • 2005-2007 Scientific Advisory Board for Weaving an Islander Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (WINCART). National Cancer Institute funded project U01 CA114591.  PI- Sora Park Tanjasiri, Associate Professor, California State University, Fullerton
  • 2005-2008 Center for Sustainable Suburban Development. Academic Advisory Board

Public Service/Media

Postdoctoral, Dissertation, and Theses Committees

Postdoctoral Advisor

Cristina Bejarano, PhD. Anthropology. UC Chancellor’s Fellow 2015-2017

PhD Dissertation Committees

Lisa Garibaldi, When Food Becomes Money: Well-being and Care in a Fijian Village. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside. June 2015 (chair) Current Position: Lecturer, UCR Department of Anthropology

Jake Rekedal, Invasion to Neoliberal Multiculturalism in Araucanía, and the “Warrior Spirit” of Mapuche Fusion Music. January 2015 (UCR Department of Ethnomusicology – member) – Current Position: Faculty, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile

Jessica Bodoh-Creed, When Pfizer met McDreamy: A Classic American Love Story between Medicine and the Media. December 2013 (chair) – Current Position: Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, California State University, Los Angeles

Shyh-Wei Yang, Being Aboriginal and Taiwanese in the Pursuit of Community Well-Being: Examining the Janus-Face of Public Health Among Bunun Peoples Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside. September 2013 (member)

Nicholas Welcome, The Smell of Petroleum: Citizenship, Health, and Insecurity in “Revolutionary” Ecuador. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside. June 2013 (chair)

Alicia Bolton, A Rua é Nossa (The Street is Ours): In Search of Childhood and Rights on the Streets of Guarulhos, Brazil.  Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside. December 2012 (chair) – Current Position: Project Manager – USC, Center for Self-Report Science & Center for Economic and Social Research

Heidi Bebee, Maternal Contributions to the Development of Contamination Sensitivity. Ph.D. Dissertation in Psychology, University of California, Riverside. December 2012 (member) – Current Position: Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University

Jelena Radovic Fanta, Dando Vuelta el Año: Seasonality, Neoliberalism, and Personhood in Chile’s Aconcagua Valley. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside. December 2012 (member) – Current Position: Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Governors State University

Laurette McGuire, Native Americans and Type 2 Diabetes: The Discourse of Predisposition and its Politics. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside. November 2012 (chair) Current position – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Anthropology, California State University, San Marcos

Daniel Diaz, Getting Schooled: Intra-ethnic Differentiation, School Acts in Making Differences.  Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside.  December 2010. (member)

Jennifer Miller-Thayer, Medical Migration: Strategies for Affordable Care in an Unaffordable System.  Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside.  December 2010. (co-chair with Carlos Velez-Ibañez) – Current position – Lecturer, California State University, San Bernardino

Jesse Karnes, “It’s our Country too!”: Palestinian Identity and the Islamic Claim to Human Rights in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, June 2009 (chair)  – Current position- Research Lead at IDS International

Kyle Karnes, The Art of Difference: Body Fragmentation, Physiognomy, and Racism in Capitalist Social Formation, 1770-1860. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, June 2009 (member)

Karen Drummond Learning to Care for the Dying: An Anthropological Examination of Palliative Care Education in American Biomedicine Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, University of California, Irvine, June 2007.  (member) – Current position. Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Click for a List of publications, selected invited presentations, and selected presentations at Professional Meetings.