Julie Armstrong

About Julie Armstrong

Julie Armstrong is an Assistant Professor of Practice.  She received her MA in Communication from St. Mary’s University and her BA in English from Trinity University, both located in San Antonio, Texas.  Prior to joining the University of Arizona’s Department of Communication, Armstrong was on the faculty of St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and previously at Colorado State University-Pueblo (Colorado).  She spent the FA17 semester teaching in Angers, France for the St. Edward’s University Study Abroad Program.  Armstrong is an accredited public relations professional (APR) and spent over twenty years in the professional practice of public relations, marketing communication and advertising.  She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). In her previous position, Armstrong served as faculty adviser for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).  She teaches courses in support of the Public Relations curriculum in the Department of Communication.   Armstrong will assist with the development of a minor in Public Relations and will start and supervise a chapter of PRSSA.

Areas of Study

Communication — Public Relations

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Contact Information

Julie Armstrong
Assistant Professor of Practice
Telephone: (520) 626-0231
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Communication 317
Office Hours: Spring 2018 Mon/Wed 10:55-11:55 am, Mon/Wed 1-2 pm & Tue 12-3 pm


MA Communication from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas

BA English from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Public Relations Case Problems
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Health Communication
  • Global Health Communication
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Advertising Writing
  • Account Management
  • Advertising Creative Strategy
  • Advertising Sales Lab
  • Introduction to Integrated Communication
  • Integrated Marketing Campaigns
  • Presentational Speaking
  • Introduction to Communication and Internship

Catalog Courses by Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences