Julia Gledhill

Program Assistant, Militarism & Human Rights


Julia Gledhill

Julia Gledhill is the program assistant for militarism and human rights. She advocates for U.S. foreign policy centered on diplomacy and human security through her work with coalition partners, members of Congress, and FCNL’s grassroots network.

Julia previously served as the fiscal policy intern in the office of Sen. Michael Bennet (CO). She also interned in the Center for Diplomatic Engagement at Meridian International Center. Most recently, Julia participated in the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Summer Honors Program. In the Program’s War & Decision-making course, she delved into the nature and conduct of military operations, the theoretical foundations of military science, and those theories’ practical applications in conflict.

Julia graduated from Colorado College with a B.A. in economics and business and a minor in political science. She wrote her economics thesis on the impact of defense spending on income inequality in the United States, and she maintains a keen interest in the relationship between macroeconomic policy and individual well-being.

Articles by Julia Gledhill

Update Hindsight is 2020, Repeal the 2002 Iraq AUMF 

Eighteen years ago today, President Bush signed the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq (2002 Iraq AUMF) into law.

Update Oregon Is Burning, and Its Helicopters Are in Afghanistan 

Nearly one million acres of Oregon’s forests have burned since wildfires intensified on Labor Day.