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Elise D. Murray
Doctoral Research Assistant
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development
26 Winthrop Street
Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155
Phone: (617) 627-5558
Email: Elise.Murray@tufts.edu


Elise is an MA/Ph.D student in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development. She received her B.A. in Psychology and German Language/Literature from the University of Notre Dame in 2015. As a doctoral research assistant for the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, she works on the Doing the Right Thing project, as well as the West Point project. Her interests lie in character development in adolescents and how primary, secondary, and post-secondary school environments affect Positive Youth Development and character growth specifically.