Erin Murphy-Graham

Associate Adjunct Professor
Department(s): Graduate School of Education
1501 Tolman Hall
Phone: 642-8191
Office Hours: Online only


Erin Murphy-Graham is broadly interested in the role education plays in fostering or inhibiting social change. Her research areas focus on how education can promote gender equity and women’s empowerment, the expansion and reform of secondary education in Latin America, and the connection between research and policy. With funding from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, she is currently engaged in a longitudinal mixed methods study investigating the impact of secondary school in the lives of adolescents in 110 rural Honduran communities. She is the author of Opening Minds, Improving Lives: Education and Women’s Empowerment in Honduras (Vanderbilt University Press, Spring 2012) and her articles have appeared in journals including International Journal of Educational Development, International Review of Education, Gender and Education, and the American Journal of Evaluation.

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