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Zuri Murphy

Graduate Student    

M.S.W. from Georgia State University


Zuri Croson Murphy earned her Masters of Social Work at GSU in 2004 and her therapy licensure in 2008. For the last decade, she has worked as a program evaluator, managing data collection and analysis for social justice organizations and state/federal prevention programs.

She has presented at the American Evaluation Association’s international conference, the Society for Community Research in Action’s international conference, and the Sex, Race and Power conference. Her qualitative work exploring women’s roles in the Civil Rights Movement was displayed in the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History.

Her primary research interests include social movements, identity, and community resilience. Currently, she is a PhD student and the managing editor of the City & Community journal, a peer-reviewed publication of the American Sociological Association.