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Julie A. Tetel

Professor Emerita of English
Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015
303 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708


Julie Tetel (Andresen) writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback edition 1996). She is currently writing a manuscript entitled Observing Linguistics to be finished in 2004. She served for five years as the Director of the Duke Univeristy-University of Bucharest, Romania Faculty Exchange. Between 1985 and 1997 she published sixteen historical novels with mass-market publishers. In 1997 she founded her own publishing company, with two imprints: Generation Books (non-fiction) and Madeira Books (fiction).

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emerita of English · 2019 - Present English, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 1980 Ph.D.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign · 1975 M.A.
Duke University · 1972 B.A.