About Me

Photograph of Dr. Julie Buckner Armstrong by Susan Riggs, Lucky Star Salon

Julie Buckner Armstrong is an internationally known expert in civil rights movement literature and author of Learning from Birmingham: A Journey into History and Home.

Other books include Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching, and edited/co-edited volumes the Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature, The Civil Rights Reader: American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation (with Amy Schmidt) and Teaching the American Civil Rights Movement: Freedom’s Bittersweet Song (with Susan Hult Edwards, Houston Bryan Roberson, and Rhonda Y. Williams).

Dr. Armstrong is Professor of English at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in literature. For more information about Dr. Armstrong’s work, or to purchase her books, you can go to her Amazon.com author site or click on the individual publications listed above.

You can contact Dr. Armstrong at jba@usf.edu, or follow her on Twitter @civilrights_lit, on Instagram at juliearms1963, and on Tik Tok at juliearmstrong1963