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Julia Cartwright, MA

Julia Cartwright is the Associate Dean of Communication, Promotion and Public Affairs at NYU’s College of Global Public Health (CGPH).

In her role here, she leads strategy in promoting the college’s academic programs and efforts to build prominence for the CGPH domestically and internationally.

Ms. Cartwright also oversees CGPH communications efforts including internal and external communications for the CGPH and media relations. 

With a career devoted to social change communications, she joined NYU in December 2014 from Legacy, for 12 years she led the organization’s award-winning communications initiatives devoted to raising public awareness about the deadly toll tobacco takes in our nation. Prior to her tenure with Legacy, she had devoted 18 years to the nonprofit, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). As a member of the original team that helped to launch the NCMEC in 1984, Julia is credited with helping to shape the early public image of the nonprofit as it grew from a handful of committed child advocates to the internationally-respected organization it is today.

Julia is a graduate of Randolph-Macon Women’s College and earned her Master’s Degree in Corporate Communications at Georgetown University. She holds an executive certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership and earned an Executive Certificate from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Executive Education program, Global Change Agents: Leading with Commitment, Creativity and Courage. In 2006, she was named a finalist in PR News' annual PR Professional of the Year (Nonprofit/Association) competition.

Julia can be reached at or at 212.992.611(O) or 202.550.2501(M).


Julia Cartwright, MA, BA

Julia Cartwright, MA, BA, Associate Dean of Communication, Promotion and Public Affairs.

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