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Christopher M. Murphy, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and clinical supervisor for the New Behaviors Program for intimate partner violence at HopeWorks, a community-based non-profit agency in Howard County, Maryland.  Dr. Murphy received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Stony Brook University. He received the 2015 Linda Saltzman Memorial Intimate Partner Violence Researcher Award from the Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma.  His research focuses on psychosocial interventions for individuals who engage in partner violence, personal and contextual factors that promote and inhibit change in this population, emotional abuse in adult relationships, and prevention of relationship abuse in emerging adults.

Senior Co-Chair

Christopher Murphy

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Junior Co-Chair

Tamara Hamai

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​Christine Murray is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Couple and Family Counseling Track in the UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development. Dr. Murray received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education, with a specialization in Marriage and Family Counseling, from the University of Florida. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology at Duke University. Dr. Murray is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in North Carolina. Dr. Murray’s primary research interest relates to the bridging the gap between research and practice in the area of domestic violence. The full-text of many of her publications can be found through NC DOCKS. She also is the co-founder of the See the Triumph campaign ( and Director of the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (

Chair Elect

Christine Murray

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