Julia Hockenmaier is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has received a CAREER award for her work on CCG-based grammar induction and an IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Prize for her work on image description. She has served as member and chair of the NAACL board, president of SIGNLL, and as program chair of CoNLL 2013 and EMNLP 2018.