JESSICA A. MURRAY

Ph.D. Student, Human Development/Psychology, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Futures Initiative Fellow, Futures Initiative, The Graduate Center CUNY

CONTACT
jmurray@gradcenter.cuny.edu
214.454.6298

EDUCATION
MA Liberal Studies, Psychology of Work and Family 2014, The Graduate Center, CUNY
BFA Design, 2003, The University of Texas at Austin

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Mobilities, work-family psychology, transportation, technology, accessibility, and disability rights

ACADEMIC AWARDS
Provost’s Digital Innovation Start-Up Grant, 2016
Highest Doctoral Student Abstract Award, International Conference on Transport and Health (ICTH), 2016
Mellon Seminar for Public Engagement and Collaborative Research Fellowship 2014-2016
UT Undergraduate Research Fellowship,  2002
Dean’s Travel Scholarship, College of Fine Arts, 2002
Dean James Malone Endowed Scholarship, 2002

PUBLICATIONS
Murray, J. (2016). A48⁎-A Systems Analysis of Access-a-Ride, New York City’s Paratransit Service. Journal of Transport & Health, 3(2), S33.
Rosa Parks’ Biography – A Resource for Teaching Rosa Parks (web development)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Murray, J. (2016, December). OAER: Open Accessible Educational Resources. CUNY IT Conference, 2016 John Jay College, CUNY.

Daiute, C., Bahl, T., Caicedo, D., Murray, J., Kreniske, P., Waltzer, L. (2016, October). Center for the Humanities Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research. Writing CUNY through Games. CUNY Graduate Center.

Theoharis, J., Murray, J., Burgin, S. (2016, September) Center for the Humanities Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research. Building a Usable History: Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement. CUNY Graduate Center.

Murray, J. (2016, June). A Systems Analysis of Access-A-Ride, New York City’s Paratransit Service. International Conference on Transport and Health (ICTH). Mineta Transportation Institute/San Jose State University.

Murray, J., & Daiute, C. (2016). Presentation of Narrating America Game. CUNY Games Festival, January 2016. Convened at The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Murray, J., & Daiute, C. (2015). Narrating America Game. http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/video/3894

Daiute, C., Murray, J. & Kreniske, P. (2015, October) Narrating America in the Community College Forum. Convened at The Graduate Center, CUNY.  http://opencuny.org/publichumanities/narrating-america- in-the-contemporary-community- college/

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Respondent, Columbia University’s Seminar on Disability, Culture, and SocietyTheorizing Access with Josh Miele, Associate Director of Technology Research and Development at Smith-Kettlewell Institute. October 21, 2016

Moderator, Futures Initiative, 2016-2017 University Worth Fighting For Series: Accessibility, Mobility, and Design with Sara Hendren and April Coughlin. February 8, 2017

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS
Member of CUNY Disability Scholars
Member ofCollective of Critical Transport Scholars, CUNY
Affiliate Member, American Psychological Association

ACADEMIC SERVICE
Webmaster, Director of Communications: CUNY Disability Scholars, Spring 2015- Present
Member, Executive Committee, Psychology subprogram in Human Development 2014-2015
Member, Admissions Committee, Psychology subprogram in Human Development 2015-2016

GRADUATE LEVEL COURSEWORK
Psychology of Work and Family I & II
Human Development I & II
Parent-Child Relationships
Narrative Inquiry
Supportive Settings and Restorative Environments
Human Development and Globalization
Critical Social Environmental Policy
Theories of Neighborhood Change
Social Welfare Policy
Research Design, Methods and Ethics
Methods Modules; Field Notes, Interviewing, and Analysis
Statistical Methods in Psychology I & II
Multivariate Statistical Methods
Hierarchical Linear Modeling
Categorical Data Analysis

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
– Statistics software including, SPSS, SAS, STATA, JMP-Pro, and R
– Atlas.TI qualitative analysis software
– Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
– Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash and After Effects
– HTML and CSS; some experience in JavaScript and PHP
– WordPress installation, theme design, and maintenance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Digital Fellow | Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2014 – 2016
MediaWhiz, Associate Creative Director
| New York, NY, October 2008 – May 2012
Targetbase, Freelance Art Director | Irving, TX, July 2007 – September 2008
Jessica Murray Designs, Freelance Art Director | Dallas, TX, June 2007 – September 2008
Splash Media, Graphic Designer | Addison, TX, January 2005 – May 2007
GlobalTec Solutions, Graphic Designer | Addison, TX, December 2003 – January 2005
Capital Metro, Graphic Design Intern | Austin, TX, February 2003 – June 2003
UT, Land Arts of the American West, Program Assistant | August 2002 – January 2003
ACLU of Texas, Graphic Designer | Austin, TX, April 2002 – July 2002

RECENT VOLUNTEER WORK
Buckminster Fuller Institute, Volunteer | January-March, 2013, January 2014 – Present
Diversability, Marketing Support | June 2015 – August 2016

REFERENCES AVAILABLE BY REQUEST