Julia Griffey | Webster University

Julia Griffey

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Associate Professor, Program Facilitator, Interactive Digital Media


Electronic and Photographic Media

Home Campus

St. Louis (Webster Groves)

Courses Taught

INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Digital Media
INTM 3150 Special Topics: Interactive Content Development for Marketing and Public Relations
INTM 3300 Programming for Interactive Media 1
INTM 4300 Programming for Interactive Media 2
INTM 4620 Senior Overview
MEDC 5600 Introduction to Interactive Communications


MFA in Design, Massachusetts College of Art; MA in Apparel Design, Cornell University; BS in Engineering, University of California at Berkeley

Professional Experience

New England Institute of Art, Boston, instructor; Washington University, lecturer; St. Louis Community College, lecturer


In addition to teaching, Julia works as a web and interactive designer and developer. She is the director of e-commerce for St. Louis based manufacturing company, Nomax, Inc. and has created web sites for many other educational and corporate clients.

She is also the principal of Animocation, a company that creates educational, interactive, movement-driven exhibits. Her work is currently featured in the Children's Museum of the Highlands in Sebring, Fla.; Linda's Playhouse in Peachtree City, Ga.; Monterey County Youth Museum in Monterey, Calif.; Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum in Santa Maria, Calif.; Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee, Vt.; Museo Del Nino in San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Hands On! A Child's Gallery in Hendersonville, N.C.

Media Trends ConferenceJulia also creates animated shorts using both traditional and computer-based methods. Her animations have been featured in several film festivals, including the New England Animation Bash, CINEME International Animation Film Festival (Chicago), Dam Short Film Festival, Taos Shortz and the Durango Film Festival.

 Her broad research interests interests include physical computing, the teaching of media literacy via production experience and applied social media studies.  

Media & Publications

Daily Blogging for a Year: A Lean Pathway to Launching a Web-Based Business

Webster Today
Five Webster Faculty Receive Funding to Promote Entrepreneurship
SOC Focus on Faculty Brown Bag Series
April 2: Webster Kinematifest 2011

Global Thinking

Students Sample Earthship Life with 'Off-the-Grid' Study Tour in Taos, NM

Media Trends 2013
Abstract: “A Case Study in Building Media Literacy Skills via Hands-on Production Experience”

School of Communications RSS Feed
Two School of Communications Faculty Named Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Fellows
Webster University Geneva's Media Communications Department to Host Conference 

Contact Information

Office phone 314-961-8643