Julie Cooke is a Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology in the discipline of sport and exercise science at the University of Canberra and is the Program Director of the Australian Biology Olympiad Program.
Julie commenced her teaching career in 1998 at the Copenhagen International School where she taught biology. She completed a BSc (Hons) at Flinders University, South Australia, and received her PhD from the University of Adelaide in 2000.

Julie has a passion for teaching and enjoys engaging students so that studying is easier and more enjoyable. She is an active member of Exercise Sports Science Australia and Sports Medicine Australia.