Jessica Murfin


Partnership Specialist/Adjunct Instructor, VP Academic Affairs/Provost

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At WOU since



Jessica Murfin holds a Master of Arts in Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation from Claremont Graduate University and a Master of Science in Creative Studies, with an emphasis in Organizational Creativity, from Buffalo State College, SUNY. She has earned a Graduate Certificate in Creativity and Change Leadership from Buffalo State College, SUNY, and a graduate certificate in college teaching through the Preparing Future Faculty program from Claremont Graduate University. Her previous education includes a B.A. in Psychology from Western Oregon University and a B.A. in Theatre and Dance from Chapman University. As an instructor in Western Oregon University's Behavioral Sciences Division, Ms. Murfin teaches general psychology, psychology of creativity, and positive psychology. She also teaches two first year seminars, as well as two graduate-level courses for WOU's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership. She is the founding director of the Center for Leadership and Creativity at WOU. Her work experience includes The Walt Disney Company and American Girl, a subsidiary of Mattel.

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