Murphy Donohue is a senior researcher on the Student Affairs Forum research team. Her work focuses on helping student affairs offices optimize processes to serve students. Previous and current research topics include: effective supports for low-income students, mitigating campus climate flashpoint risks, and developing students’ coping and resiliency skills.
Prior to joining the Student Affairs research team, Murphy worked on the Continuing and Online Education Forum focusing on market research and program development.
Murphy has always loved education and credits her high school teachers for guiding her to seek a career supporting educators. When she is not working with student affairs leaders, you can find Murphy hiking in Shenandoah National Park. Murphy is also an avid traveler, with recent trips to Argentine Patagonia, Mexico City, and Thailand.
Murphy graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in history and concentrations in political science and Spanish language.