Skip to Main Content

The Path Forward

COVID-19 Plan. Fall 2021 Plan >>

Julia Cowley, MFS

Adjunct Professor

MFS The George Washington University; BS University of Oregon

Julia Cowley has been a Special Agent with the FBI since 1999. Her first assignment was to the Boston Division where she investigated white-collar crime, public corruption, and civil rights matters. She was also a member and team leader on the Boston Division's Evidence Response Team. Julia was then selected to join the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit, followed by assignment to the Evidence Response Team Unit. Julia is currently assigned to the Boston Division's Springfield office where she focuses on public corruption and civil rights investigations. Prior to joining the FBI, Julia was a Special Agent/Forensic Scientist with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. She has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Oregon and a master's degree in forensic science from The George Washington University. She is certified in Behavioral Analysis by the FBI and was the lead FBI profiler on the Golden State Killer case.