Social construction of the self, self-presentation, body image, prejudice and discrimination
Dr. Murdoch received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Penn State University. She joined the psychology department at George Mason in 2014, after seven years of teaching at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Murdoch’s primary focus at GMU is the teaching of undergraduate Statistics and Research Methods. She also currently serves as the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies and is the faculty advisor for Psi Chi. Her research interests focus on the interplay between self-views and social factors.
PSYC 300: Statistics in Psychology
PSYC 301: Research Methods in Psychology
PSYC 379: Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology
PSYC 399: College to Career
PSYC 461: Psychology of COVID-19