Cory Armstrong, professor and director of the Mayborn School of Journalism, at the University of North Texas, has accepted the position of chair of UA’s newly merged Department of Journalism and Creative Media.
She will begin her appointment July 15, 2016.
According to her UNT faculty information page:
“Armstrong is the editor of the book Media Disparity: A Gender Battleground, and her research has focused on race, gender, class and media. Armstrong participated in the Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy and is active in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, where she serves on the Standing Committee on Research.
She is associate editor for Mass Communication & Society, is on the Newspaper Research Journal editorial board and is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors.
She earned her Ph.D. in mass communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.”