Julia Armstrong is the Program Assistant at the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law. Ms. Armstrong provides administrative support to the Center, helps coordinate events and manages social media outreach. She is currently pursuing her master's in Public Policy at American University's School of Public Affairs and is interested in working in international comparative policy and human rights. Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Armstrong worked in immigration law, first as a legal intern for Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates supporting legal services for immigrants and their families. She also was a paralegal with Fragomen and Seyfarth Shaw in Washington, D.C., managing employment-based immigration cases for numerous clients, including startups, universities, and international and nonprofit organizations. While earning her bachelor's degree at American University, Ms. Armstrong specialized in History, French and European Area Studies, and was a recipient of the Anna Kasten Nelson Award for distinction in the department of History.
B.A. in History with a minor in French Language & European Studies, American University