Julie Parker serves as the Director of Finance and Administrative in the Fellowship Office. She joined the National Academies in 1996 and has served as the financial officer on several projects within the Policy and Global Affairs Division. Julie is currently responsible for the financial management of the ARO Research Associateship Program, the Ford Diversity Fellowships Program, the Jefferson Science Fellows, and the Vietnam Education Foundation Fellowship Program. Julie returned to the Fellowship Office in 2007 after serving as the Director of Finance and Administration for the Vietnam Education Foundation. She received her B.A. from Penn State University.