Julia Bosson

Writing Associate

Julia Bosson received her B.A. in English and Creative Writing and M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Columbia University. Her writing has been featured in publications such as BOMB, VICE, Guernica, and the Believer Logger, among others, and she has taught writing at Columbia University and Baruch College. She currently resides in Berlin, Germany, where she was a 2019 - 2020 Fulbright Scholar and is working on a book on the life and journalism of the writer Joseph Roth.

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.