University of Northern Colorado Professional Counseling, Counselor Education and Supervision Campus Box 131 Greeley, CO 80639
Ph.D. in Counselor Education; University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (CACREP accredited)
M.A. in Counseling; Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
B.A. in Family and Consumer Sciences: Fashion, Housing, and Interior Design; Chadron
State College, Chadron, NE
2016 to present Professor, University of Northern Colorado: Teaching, Research Service
2014-2016 Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado: Teaching, Research,
2007-2014 Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado: Teaching, Research,
2005-2007 Instructor, University of Wyoming: Teaching
2003-2005 Advising, University of Wyoming: Teaching
Research/Areas of Interest
Community engaged scholarship with graduate students
Counselor professional identity and orientation
Career transitions and college students, specifically student athletes
Use of creative and experiential instructional strategies and formats in counselor
Cureton, J., Giegrich, V., & Murdock Bishop, J. (August 2021). Addressing Heterosexism:
Student Narratives of a Guided Imagery Activity. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.
Strear, M., Helm, H.M., & Murdock Bishop, J.L. (2018). Accreditation simulation for doctoral students. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.
Becker, K.W., Schmidt, M., & Murdock Bishop, J.L. (2018). Using photography to enhance development of self, professional identity, and multicultural awareness. Journal for Creativity in Mental Health.
Cureton, J., Giegerich, V., & Murdock Bishop, J. (2018). Guided imagery on career related oppression of clients of color and other
marginalized groups. In Pope, M., Gonzalez, M.,
Cameron, E., & Pangelinan, J.S. (Eds.) Social Justice and Advocacy in Counseling: Experiential Activities for Teaching. Taylor Francis/Routledge, New York, NY.
Pergantis, S., Gilchrist Tolliver, K., Murdock Bishop, J. (2016). A Holistic View of Homelessness: Recommendations for Career Counseling Practitioners.
Career Planning and Adult Development. (In press).
Esquibel, J, Nicholson, B, & Murdock J. (2014). Understanding the impact of career values on career satisfaction: Utilizing
card sorts in career counseling. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 30 (4), 234-246.
Murdock, J.L., Strear, M.M., Jenkins-Guarnieri, M.A., & Henderson, A.C. (2014). Collegiate athletes
and career identity. Sport, Education & Society, 21, 396-410. doi: 10.1080/13573322.2014.924920
Lucas, K. & Murdock, J.L. (2014). Best practices for online instruction used in developing an online counseling
skills course. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 4, 46-63. doi: 10.4018/ijopcd.2014040104
Honors and Awards
College Advising Award, College of Education & Behavioral Sciences (2009)
Selected to participate in the National Career Development Association Counselor Education
Academy, Summer 2015
Selected to participate in Engaged Faculty Institute, University of Northern Colorado
and Campus Compact, Spring 2012