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
Early Research Initiative Grant, 2017
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. (2017). A systems analysis of Access-A-Ride, New York City’s paratransit serviceJournal of Transport & Health6, 177-186.

Murray, J. (2016). A48⁎-A Systems Analysis of Access-a-Ride, New York City’s Paratransit Service. Journal of Transport & Health, 3(2), S33.

PROJECTS
Our Mobility: A mixed Methods Research Protocol for Studying Daily Mobility

Rosa Parks’ Biography – A Resource for Teaching Rosa Parks (WP Theme 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
Participant and organizer, Understanding the IRB, Part 1, Part of the Futures Initiative Thursday Dialogues

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

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

WORKSHOPS FACILITATED
(upcoming) Accessibility, Fall workshops hosted by the Teaching and Learning Center, Tuesday, October 31, 2017

(upcoming) Futures Initiative: Total Participation Workshop, 
Pedagogy Day, 8th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, October 27, 2017

The Accessible Classroom in Context,
Teach@CUNY Day, May 8, 2017

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS
Member of CUNY Disability Scholars
Member of Collective of Critical Transport Scholars, CUNY
HASTAC Scholar

ACADEMIC SERVICE
Co-chair, CUNY Disability Scholars, Spring 2017- Present
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

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

Graduate Fellow | Futures Initiative, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2016-present

Web design and development • WordPress administration • Marketing design • Event planning • Project management • Web accessibility improvements • Technical support

Digital Fellow | Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2014 – 2016

Digital project development • WordPress administration • Marketing design • Public programming • Project management • Website consulting, wireframing and design

MediaWhiz, Associate Creative Director| New York, NY, October 2008 – May 2012

Advertising design • Online marketing • Project management • Front-end web development • In-house creative work • Client pitches and presentations

Targetbase, Freelance Art Director | Irving, TX, July 2007 – September 2008

Print and web design • Online advertisement design • Multimedia advertisement design and development • Client pitches and presentations

Jessica Murray Designs, Freelance Art Director | Dallas, TX, June 2007 – September 2008

Print and web design • Front-end web development • Content management system templating

Splash Media, Graphic Designer | Addison, TX, January 2005 – May 2007

Video graphic design • Web design and front-end development • Online advertisement design

GlobalTec Solutions, Graphic Designer | Addison, TX, December 2003 – January 2005

Instructional design • In-house creative work • Front-end web development

Capital Metro, Graphic Design Intern | Austin, TX, February 2003 – June 2003

Print design • Illustration • Logo and identity design

UT Austin, Land Arts of the American West, Program Assistant | August 2002 – January 2003

Photo archivist • Web design and development • Program support • Event coordination

ACLU of Texas, Graphic Designer | Austin, TX, April 2002 – July 2002

Print layout for brochure • Image sourcing and permission procurement

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

REFERENCES AVAILABLE BY REQUEST