Jessica R. Murfree

Jessica R. Murfree
Clinical Instructor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
SAC E - Room 104G
jessica.murfree @

Jessica Murfree's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky, Anticipated May 2021
  • M.A., University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa, Alabama, May 2018
  • B.A., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, North Carolina, May 2015

Selected Teaching Areas

  • Sport & the Environment
  • Sport Facility Management
  • Internships in Sport
  • Career Development in Sport
  • Principles of Sport Administration

Selected Professional Affiliations

  • North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, 2019 – Present.
  • North American Society of Sport Management, 2019 – Present.
  • Sport Ecology Group Graduate Student Mentorship Initiative, 2019 – Present.
  • Sport and Recreation Law Association, 2018 – Present.
  • Collegiate Athletic Operations Services, 2018 – Present.

Honors and Awards

  • Green Sports Alliance Summit Scholarship Recipient – Phase 3 Sports, 2020.
  • University Faculty Favorite Nominee, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning – University of Louisville, 2019 – 2020.
  • Sport and Recreation Law Association President’s Award for Outstanding Service, 2020.
  • Chi Sigma Mu Honor Society Inductee – COSMA, 2020.
  • Certificate of Training, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning Principles of Online Course Design – University of Louisville, 2019.
  • Women Leaders in College Sport Scholarship Recipient, 2018.

Professional Publication

  • Shreffler, M. B., Murfree, J. R., Huecker, M. R., Shreffler, J. R. (in press). The imposter phenomenon and work-family conflict: An assessment of higher education. Management in Education.
  • Murfree, J. R., Burpo, B. M., & Hambrick, M. E. (2020). Nike and the balancing act between social justice and selling products. SAGE Business Cases.
  • Shreffler, M. B., Shreffler, J. R., & Murfree, J. R. (2019). Barriers to advancement of female faculty in higher education: An examination of student evaluations of teaching, work-family conflict and perceived organizational support. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 19(8), 72-85.