Joshua Murphy

Former Associate Director

Josh Murphy joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2013. As an Associate Director in the president’s office, Mr. Murphy conducted research and prepared comprehensive briefings and talking points for the president’s public events, trips, and meetings across a broad domain of external programs, initiatives, and policy areas. He also co-managed the president’s discretionary fund.

Prior to joining The Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Murphy served as the special assistant to the director and senior vice president of Generation Progress at the Center for American Progress. He has also worked at the Bipartisan Policy Center, City Year, and the Central Office of D.C. Public Schools.

Mr. Murphy received a bachelor’s degree in government and world affairs from the University of Tampa, and has published two books: “Writings from a Teenage Mind” and “Generation We Solve: Cause the Effect.”

Authored Content

  • Aug 12 2016
    Blog Post Engaging Next Generation Innovators in America’s Cities Millennials are the largest generation in America, and—according to a recent Pew Research Center study—they are also the most diverse and educated. This is a generation that strives to make the world a better place through their tenacious curiosity and willingness to take on risks that create sustainable social change. The challenges our nation and […] Joshua Murphy