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Violeta Murrieta


Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Murrieta earned her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Oregon State University. Her research and professional interests include advocacy and counseling undocumented students, first-generation students, multicultural counseling, as well as school counselor education. Professor Murrieta is credentialed as a school counselor in California and Nevada, with over 10 years of school counseling experience.

Research Areas

  • Undocumented students
  • Social justice advocacy
  • School counselor
  • Multicultural counseling


  • Oregon State University, PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, MEd in School Counseling
  • California State University of Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts

Prior Experience

  • K-12 School Counselor