Faculty Directory
Todd E. Murphy

Clinical Associate Professor, Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Associate Director, Center for Leadership

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech EV 3101
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-4661Email Todd Murphy

Centers

Northwestern University's Center for Leadership

Education

Ph.D., School of Communication, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Master of Divinity, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL

B.A., Political Science, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL


Biography

Todd Murphy is the Associate Director of Northwestern University's Center for Leadership and a Clinical Associate Professor in the McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Dr. Murphy focuses on equipping leaders to mobilize individual differences in order to maximize team performance. His courses include Paradigms and Strategies of Leadership, Field Study in Leadership, Team Leadership and Decision Making, as well as Leader as Coach (Kellogg School of Management). His projects include leading the Undergraduate Leadership Program, establishing a global strategy for the Center, and advising Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine on curricular approaches to teamwork and leadership.

In addition to his Ph.D., Todd has a Master of Divinity degree and is an ordained Anglican Priest, serving at a parish in Gainesville, Florida for two years. His church and non-profit interests have led him to tutor children on the south side of Chicago, as well as work projects in rural Mississippi and civil war-torn Guatemala.

Research Interests

Dr. Murphy's research focuses on the effects of surface-level and deep-level diversity on team dynamics.


Courses Taught

  • Paradigms and Strategies of Leadership
  • Field Study in Leadership
  • Team Leadership and Decision Making
  • Leader as Coach