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Julie M. Powell

Julie M. Powell is a PhD candidate at The Ohio State University. Her research focuses on disabled veterans of the First World War. She is the author of  “Shock Troupe: Medical Film and the Performance of ‘Shell Shock’ for the British Nation at War” (Social History of Medicine, 2017) and “About-Face: Gender, Disfigurement and the Politics of French Reconstruction, 1918-1924” (Gender & History, 2016). Her dissertation, “The Labor Army of Tomorrow: Masculinity and the Internationalization of Veterans’ Rehabilitation, 1914-1924,” explores the growth of wartime rehabilitation initiatives for disabled soldiers and the rhetoric that accompanied and facilitated this expansion.