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About LVW Board Members Secretary: Julia Hoover

Secretary: Julia Hoover

I have always had a wide variety of interests, but they tend towards three things: science, history, and child development. I therefore received BA's at Wellesley in European History and Biology and went on to Harvard to get a Master's in Cognitive Development / Mind, Brain & Education. Throughout my studies, I always enjoyed writing. My interests in brain development led me to apply to medical school, so I studied for the examinations while teaching science at a rural high school in Arkansas. There, I met my current husband. I was accepted at UVM and came to VT to pursue a path towards pediatric neuroradiology. I worked in my residencies in both pediatrics and radiology for several years, but medical concerns forced me from medicine last year; I have since completed the first novels in a historical fantasy series that takes place in Europe and focuses on power and love within an unusual family with Angelic and time-traveling abilities — and rather unusual responsibilities. I am now addicted to writing and look forward to working with the LVW!

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THE VERMONT TRADITION grapples energetically with the basic problem of human conduct...how to reconcile the needs of the group, of which every man or woman is a member,..with the craving for individual freedom to be what he really is.

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