Deborah Dalzell-Murphy

Deborah Murphy

Clinical Assistant Professor, Organization Leadership & Learning
Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development
Room 345 - College of Education

Dr. Murphy's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD. Organizational Leadership, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL-2019
  • MEd, Educational Leadership, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • BA, Education, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

Professional Experience

  • Murphy Management Partners, Chicagoland, IL, Human Resources and Organization Development Consultant, 2016 – Present
  • GC AMERICA INC., Alsip, IL, Senior Human Resources Leader, 2006 - 2016
  • AB DICK Des Plaines, IL, Director, Human Resources, 2005 – 2006
  • ALLIANT CREDIT UNION, Chicago, IL, Director, Organizational Development and Training, Human Resources, 2003 – 2004

Professional Speaking/Facilitation Engagements

  • "Sit and Stay Awhile: A Small Group Approach to Awareness and Competence in the Hard Conversations" July, 2021, Program Leader for multi-session, peer-group experience to develop awareness of Intercultural Competence, and develop competence in the "hard conversations" around sensitive topics of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.
  • "It’s Time to Talk: An Open Space on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" April, 2021, Program Facilitator, Organization Development Network of Chicago. Designed for entire ODNC population to clarify and articulate priorities and recommendations for addressing DE&I for our organization and how we can prepare consultants to address difficult issues.
  • "Fear and Loathing in Consulting: An Agile Journey to the Heart of the American Dream" April, 2019. Program Facilitator, Organization Development Network of Chicago. Designed for independent OD Consultants to clarify and articulate challenges and benefits of the consulting path, to collaborate on best practices and provide input to the ODNC for future programs.