Fellow The Society for Values in Higher Education 1989
Earl Crader Award College of Education/Memphis State University 1982
The SPUR Award Memphis State University 1984
The Distinguished Teaching Service Award Memphis State University 1987
The SPUR Award Memphis State University 1990
Executive Leadership Seminar Rhodes College 1993
Exploring Leadership Federal Express Corporation 1992
Leadership Institute for Continuing Professional Education Harvard Graduate School of Education 1991
Leadership and Mastery Innovation Associates 1992
Member Tennessee Judicial Evaluation Commission 1996
Fifty Women Who Make A Difference Women's News of the Mid-South 1998
Howell Heflin Award State Justice Institute 1999
Warren Burger Award National Center for State Courts 2000
Harrison Tweed Award American Law Institute-American Bar Association 2001
Founding Member The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (IS-SOTL) 2002
Kappa Delta Pi Award University of Memphis 2004
Academic Excellence and Quality Award Tennessee Board of Regents 2004
Organization Learning Core Course Society for Organizational Learning Core Course, Ashland, MA August 5-10, 2007
Graduate, Leadership and Mastery, Innovation Associates, Toronto, Canada 2000
Walker, T., Pearson, F., & Murrell, P. (2009) Quality of effort and career preparation: Differences between African American and White community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. In press.
Murrell, P., & Gould, P. (2008). Educating for therapeutic judging: Strategies, concepts, and outcomes. University of Puerto Rico Law Journal, [in press].
Murrell, P. Schneider, G., & Gould, P. (2009). Courts as Learning Organization: Towards a Unifying Vision. Judicature 93 (1), 6-13.
Murrell, P. (2006). Competence and character: The heart of CLE for the Profession's Gatekeepers. Valparaiso University Law Journal 40, 485-507.
Murrell, P. (2006). Continuing judicial education: Cognitive development as content, process and outcome. Journal of Adult Development, 11(2), 151-161.
Hanson M. (2003). Learn how they learn. Based on interview conducted with Pat Murrell. American Bar Journal, August 26.
Gould, P., & Murrell, P. (2002). Therapeutic jurisprudence and cognitive complexity: An overview. Fordham Urban Law Review, 29(5). New York: Fordham University School of Law.
Lubiani, N., & Murrell, P. (2000). Courting justice with the heart: The role of emotional intelligence in the courtroom. The Court Review, 38(1), 10-16.
Murrell, P., & Murrell, S. (2000). Experiential learning: Implications for drug court management and leadership. The Court Manager, 14(3).
Swigart, T., & Murrell, P. (2000). Factors influencing estimates of gains made in African American and Caucasian community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 25(4), 297-312.
Elementary Teacher Mississippi, Maryland, Texas, Georgia 1956-1959
Teacher United States Armed Forces Institute, Wurzburg, Germany 1960-1961
Instructor and Visiting Professor The University of Mississippi 1968
Summer Counselor The University of Mississippi 1967
Instructor The University of Virginia 1968-1969
Assistant Professor Education George Mason College 1969-1970
Acting Dean of Women and Associate Dean of Students Student Affairs Memphis State University 1970-1972
Professor Counseling and Personnel Services/College of Education Memphis State University 1972-1993
Associate Center for the Study of Higher Education/College of Education Memphis State University 1980-1988
Program Director Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Higher Education Memphis State University 1988-1993
Director Center for the Study of Higher Education/College of Education The University of Memphis 1988-present
Professional Development Assignment Central and Eastern Europe (Six weeks) Fall semester, 1993
Professor Department of Leadership The University of Memphis 1993-present
Coordinator Higher and Adult Education The University of Memphis 2000-2003
Professional Development Assignment (One half time) 2003-2004
Director Leadership Institute in Judicial Education The University of Memphis 1995-present
Director Institute for Faculty Excellence in Judicial Education The University of Memphis 2001-July 2007