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Daniel Murphy, MA

Mr. Daniel Murphy completed his MA in sport psychology and sport sociology from SJSU with distinction, after earning a BA degree with university and department honors from UCSC in American Studies with a focus on film and music. He is a multi-disciplinary scholar focused on the use of technology and education to facilitate social change and forward social justice issues. He lectures on a range of topics including critical thinking, research writing, sport sociology, sport history, cultural competency, diversity and equity, stress and coping, health disparities, health psychology, community health, social justice and healthcare. He is a published author in sport psychology and sport sociology journals, and an active peer reviewer for academic journals and textbooks. Daniel’s current research is centered on stress and coping in elite athletics and critical media analysis in sport.