Julia Abramson

Associate Professor

780 Van Vleet Oval
Norman, OK 73019
Kaufman Hall 217
(405) 325-6181
        Ph.D. Princeton University
        M.A. Princeton University
        B.A. Bryn Mawr College
        Early Modern France & the Atlantic World
        French Culture and Society
        Food Studies



Gustave Gimon Fellowship on French Political Economy, Stanford University Libraries, 2014

Oklahoma Humanities Council Research Grants, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2014, 2011, & 2009

Faculty Investment Program Research Grant, OU Research Council, 2013-2014

Smithsonian Institution & Oklahoma Humanities Council, State Scholar, America by Food, 2010-2012

Kinney-Sugg Outstanding Professor Award, OU College of Arts and Sciences, 2011 

Presidential Dream Course Grant, University of Oklahoma, 2007

Woods Memorial Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching (French), OU MLLL, 2006

Schlesinger Library Research Grant, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, 2003



Food Culture in France, Greenwood Press, 2007

Learning from Lying: Paradoxes of the Literary Mystification, University of Delaware Press, 2005


"Une réfugiée de la Terreur en Amérique : Nation, terre et identité dans les mémoires de la marquise de La Tour du Pin (1770-1853)," in Relire le patrimoine lettré de l'Amérique française, eds. Sébastien Côté and Charles Doutrelepont, Presses de l'Université Laval, 2013

"Frontières de la nourriture en Oklahoma," in Papilles : Culture & Patrimoine gourmands 38, winter 2012

"Food and Ethics," in the Routledge International Handbook of Food Studies, ed. Ken Alabala, 2012

“France,” in the Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism, Greenwood Press, 2010 

“Deciphering La Vraye mettode de bien trencher les viandes (1926),” in Authenticity: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food, Prospect Books, 2006

“Legitimacy and Nationalism in the Almanach des Gourmands (1803-1812),” Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 3.2, Fall/Winter 2003 

“Grimod’s Debt to Mercier and the Emergence of Gastronomic Writing Reconsidered,” Rethinking Cultural Studies, vol. 2, Exemplary Essays, eds. David Lee Rubin and Julia V. Douthwaite, EMF: Studies in Early Modern France 7, 2001