Julia Hon is a program officer working on a variety of IREX higher education programs, including research support programs for US scholars, the University Administration Support Program, and the Iraq University Linkages Program.
She previously held a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship at Moscow State Regional University, and taught English at a small neighborhood school in Buenos Aires. She has also worked on social science research initiatives in Tbilisi, Georgia and was a grant writer for community health programs in Chicago.
Julia received a Master's degree in International Studies from the University of Washington and a BA in Russian from the University of Wisconsin. She speaks Russian, Spanish and very basic Georgian.
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Julia is an avid proponent of small-scale composting, and especially vermiculture.