Julia H. May is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Communication, where she also serves as Director of the MS in Strategic and Digital Communication program and the Graduate PR Certificate program.
Julia teaches courses on both the undergraduate and the graduate level, focusing on public communication. She especially enjoys teaching courses related to public relations and journalism as well as research methods. Examples include writing courses such as PR writing, journalism and news writing, media relations, research methods, both quantitative and qualitative in nature.
Julia’s research interests are in political communication, mostly focusing on the discussion of foreign policy events in different parts of the public sphere such as newspaper opinion and online discussion and blogs.
Julia serves as the faculty advisor for Drexel’s Dance Marathon team, a student organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the families of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia through the Children's Miracle Network Program.