Julie Cassidy

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Teaching Assistant

Institute for Northern Studies
Scott's House
Grainshore Road
KW15 1FL


Julie is a PhD student researching the history of the Highland Park distillery, and the social history of whisky in Orkney. 

Julie's professional background is as an archaeological material culture specialist, and came to Orkney in 2016 to work with the world class archaeological collections at Orkney Museum. Her PhD subject reflects a long standing interest in industrial and social history.

She has a BA (hons) in Archaeology from the University of Reading, and a Masters Degree in Artefact Studies from University College London.


Julie Cassidy beside whisky barrels