Christina Murdoch

Christina Murdoch
Christina Murdoch
Executive Director of the Center for Applied Policy in Education,
University of California, Davis

Christina E. Murdoch serves as the executive director of the Center for Applied Policy in Education within the UC Davis School of Education, where she develops and directs professional learning programs for school district superintendents, principals, and teachers. She previously served as a consultant with School Facility Consultants in Sacramento; she started her career in the offices of Murdoch, Walrath, and Holmes, and the Coalition for Adequate School Housing. As a consultant who supports school districts seeking funding, Murdoch has worked closely with clients to help them navigate the state facilities funding system. She received her EdD in educational leadership from the University of California, Davis.

updated 2020

Publications by Christina Murdoch
Evidence and Implications
When California’s students return to school this fall, schools can play a pivotal role in preventing, assessing, and addressing trauma in order to support students’ well-being. We summarize the existing evidence base on multi-tiered trauma-informed…